Wild Rice and Asparagus Salad

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 to 8

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

Wild rice, whether cultivated or actually harvested from the wild, has a vigorous, earthy taste, and in a salad it would be well matched with thin stalks of wild asparagus. Lacking that, here is a recipe using cultivated asparagus. This particular rice salad is seasoned with both light and dark sesame oil, orange peel, and ginger; the asparagus stalks are cut into small rounds and dispersed among the grains of rice.

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