California Wild Rice Recipes for Brunch

Brunch Recipes

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch both in terms of time and the food that gets served. A brunch is the perfect way to entertain on long weekends when sleeping in is the ‘in’ thing to do.

Artichokes Stuffed with Chicken and California Wild Rice
This elegant dish makes the most of two upscale California classics—California Wild Rice and California artichokes.

Artichoke Salad with California Wild Rice
Simple yet elegant presentation of two California favorites, perfect for a  Sunday Brunch.

Creamy Wild Rice Dessert
Guaranteed to take the edge off of a hot summer day!

Crepes with Chili Lime Shrimp
A perfect Sunday Brunch dish or make smaller for a Passed Hors d’hoeuvre.

Fritters with Bacon and Goat Cheese
“The name says it all… delicious!”

Fritters: Saigon Style Salmon with Red Curry Mayonnaise
Perfect, snack size appetizers with a rich Thai flavor

Frittatas: Mini Cheese and Wild Rice  
Great for a midday or after-school snack, try giving your kids this tasty treat.

Hash with Hollandaise Sauce
The nutty richness of California Wild Rice makes this brunch dish unforgettable.

Honey Pudding
Served with whipped cream or ice cream; this dessert is a refreshing end to a perfect meal.

Manchego & Wild Rice Arancini with Avocado Dip
Panko-crusted arancini balls stuffed with wild rice and manchego cheese

Mediterranean Chicken and Wild Rice Cups
Simple appetizer which is always a crowd pleaser.

Mini Stuffed Pumpkins
These mini pumpkins are perfect for a fall brunch.

Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with California Wild Rice
Excellent with a green salad for lunch or use smaller portabellas and serve as appetizers.

Salmon Cream Cheese Roll
Paired with creamy cheese, some herbs and spices, and then olives and smoked salmon, it’s the perfect texture for our cheese spread.

Sesame Chicken Spring Rolls
Two California Favorites, Wild Rice and Avocados, pair up for a marvelous spring roll.

Tamales
Cut tamales into bite size pieces for the perfect appetizer. 

Wild Rice Cakes with sweet potato and cranberries
Wild Rice Cakes make a nutritious & delicious alternative to potato.

Wild Rice Cakes with Risotto
These crispy cakes are delicious served  with ham.

Wild Rice Cakes with Polenta

Zucchini and California Wild Rice Pancakes
Wild rice is such a versatile whole grain that it can even be used in pancakes!

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Wild Rice Month

September is National Wild Rice Month and National Whole Grains Month.  Visit our friends at Whole Grain Council to find health benefits, cooking tips and recipes, historical/cultural facts, and more.  


Recipes:
Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Wild Rice
CWR Tamales
CWR confetti shrimp salad
CWR and Pumpkin Gratin

Our Chef's Circle is continually developing new recipes and uses for wild rice especially with you, the professional chef, in mind.

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