What's Cookin' at Grand View Lodge: Smoked Chicken and Wild Rice Salad

Culinary & Vino

Wild rice is a Minnesota tradition. With the holidays around the corner, you may have been asked to bring a dish to share at your family gathering. This Smoked Chicken and Wild Rice Salad is sure to be the family favorite this year. Tart fruits and nutty wild rice are the perfect foil for the smoky-flavored chicken in this salad. This dish features a perfect combination of flavors including cooked wild rice, minced bell red peppers, green onions, dried cranberries, minced shallot, orange juice, smoked chicken, mixed greens, and a homemade cranberry vinaigrette.

The contrast of textures and combined flavors make this salad one soon-to-be family tradition during the holidays. Find the recipe here.