Cranberry Rice with Carmelized Onions

Ann McCue


This is a different spin on an ordinary rice dish. And very colorful with the craisins. I added cooked Chicken to make it a meal.


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 2 1/2 c
    chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked wild rice
  • 1/2 c
    brown rice
  • 3 medium
    onions cut into wedges ( bigger pieces )
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries or craisins
  • 1/4 c
    toasted slivered almonds (optional)

How to Make Cranberry Rice with Carmelized Onions


  1. In a large saucepan bring broth to a boil. add the Wild Rice. Reduce heat , cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the brown rice, cover and simmer for 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the onions and brown sugar in butter until golden brown stirring frequently. Takes about 20 to 30 minutes to get them nice and golden brown. Add the berries, rice and almonds and heat through. add chicken if you want to make it a meal.

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