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Wild Rice Johnny Cakes (Northern Supply Recipes)

Looking for a different recipe for your hand foraged Wild Rice found in this month issue of the Northern Supply Box?

Chef Nic has a delicious recipe for you!

Wild Rice Johnny Cakes

  • 3/4 Cup Wild Rice (washed)
  • 1 1/2 Cup Wate
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Cornmeal
  • 1-3 tablespoons Corn Oil (or reserved bacon grease)

In a medium sized saucepan, heat rice, water and salt. Boil gently for 30-35 minutes until rice is tender. Remove from heat and stir in cornmeal, allow mixture to cool. When cooled, gently mold into 8-10 cakes about 3 inches in diameter.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cakes and fry 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.

Serves 4-6 people.

Pair with duck or venison, or serve with bacon and maple syrup for breakfast.

Let us know how they turn out and how you’ve enjoyed the first issue of the Northern Supply Box! Next month we have some great stuff that’ll make your heart beat!