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Lemon-Thyme Manitoba Wild Rice Pilaf

0 - 4
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
10 min
55 min
This simple, lemony side dish pairs well with fish, chicken or roasted meats. Substitute other minced herbs if thyme isn’t your favourite.


Extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked shallot(s)

¼ cup(s), minced

Kosher salt

½ tsp(s)

Uncooked wild rice

1½ cup(s)

Canned chicken broth

1¾ cup(s)

Fresh thyme

2 tsp(s), or to taste

Lemon zest

2 tsp(s), or to taste

Fresh lemon juice

1 tsp(s), or to taste

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste


  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add shallots and kosher salt; cook, stirring frequently, until shallots are softened, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add rice and broth to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until rice is tender, about 45 minutes. Stir in thyme, lemon zest and lemon juice; season to taste with salt and pepper. Yields about 2/3 cup per serving.