Wild Rice and Chicken

Wild Rice and Chicken is a popular Native American dish.

Wild rice, which combines well with many ingredients, is used by the Ojibwe to extend the main dish if there is a limited amount of meat, poultry, or wild meat or fowl.


Wild Rice and Chicken

Wild Rice and Chicken is a simple and very popular everyday meal.

Note: Because wild rice varies in the amount of moisture it contains, checks the casserole about halfway through the first baking time to be sure there is enough liquid.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 105 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1/2 cup wild rice (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup long-grain white rice (uncooked )
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup onions (finely diced)
  • 1 jar mushrooms with juice ((2 1/2 ounces))
  • 3/4 cup celery (diced)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 chicken breasts (cooked and boned)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 3-quart casserole.
  2. In a casserole dish, mix the 2 kinds of rice, broth, onions, mushrooms and juice, celery, salt, and pepper. Cover dish tightly and bake for 1 hour, 15 minutes.
  3. Cut cooked chicken into 1-inch pieces. Remove casserole from oven and gently stir in chicken. May need to add more broth if the mixture seems dry.
  4. Cover tightly and bake for 1/2 hour. Check for tenderness of rice and serve when done.

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