WILD RICE SIDE DISH

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INGREDIENTS for wild rice

1 cup naturally grown Canadian wild rice 

3 Tbsp coconut oil (or avocado oil (any oil that can withstand high temps)
1 onion, chopped into small bite-sized pieces

2 or 3 celery stalks, chopped into bite-sized pieces

3-4 cloves of garlic, grated

1 cup of frozen sweet peas

1 Tbsp TAMARI sauce or organic soy sauce

 

Spices (add according to your taste)
Dried basil

Salt (Himalayan pink salt, or sea salt)

fresh ground black pepper

garlic powder

ground ginger

ground coriander

ground turmeric 

METHOD

Cook wild rice in advance.

Boil 1 cup of wild rice in 3 cups of water.  Bring water to a boil on high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer with the lid on for about 25-30 minutes, or until the grains begin to split.   


Fry

In a deep saucepan, or wok, melt coconut oil, then add the onions and celery when oil is hot.  Cook for about a minute or two. 

Then, add the grated garlic and fry for about a minute. 

Add the peas and spices to your taste,  

Cook for about three to five minutes until the peas are cooked.  

When veggies are tender, add the wild rice and stir in with the veggies.

Add tamari sauce or organic soy sauce to the rice while it is frying with the veggies. 

Serve

Once it is combined, you can serve in a bowl and garnish with slivered almonds on top. 

servings

Makes 4-6 large servings