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When I cook wild rice it bursts & looks like a pan of worms. I've started it in cold H2O, boiling H2O, etc. & still end up w/same results!

asked by Once Upon A Feast over 5 years ago

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added over 5 years ago

Over-cooking may be the cause. Wild rice does retain a firmer texture than white or brown rice. Are you mixing it with another type of rice? If so, cook them separately and check the texture as you go, then mix together before serving. The wild rice will probably be done before the other rice. Good luck!

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added over 5 years ago

I cook it alone according to the package directions...

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added over 5 years ago

Perhaps try lowering the heat to a low boil.

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added almost 5 years ago

Wild rice bursts open when it is done. If it curls, it is overcooked.

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