Larsen Family Meats

Wild Rice

Chieftain Wild Rice began as a small operation out of their garage. They have their own network of farmers in Aitkin, Minnesota who grow their rice. They process and distribute the wild rice at their facility in Spooner, Wisconsin, ensuring the quality of their rice Additionally environmentally friendly practices are used and they strive towards sustainable farming. After harvesting they process the rice in small batches with Scarification (Scratching the outer germ and bran layer), which gives the rice an exceptionally high yield 4 - 41/2  cups of cooked rice per one cup of dry. Then they Dry Roast the rice, which is a centuries old processing method that produces a rich, distinct flavor. Instead of parboiling the rice, which adds moisture and can result in a musty flavor. Dry Roasting reduces the water left in the kernel. As a result, from farm to kitchen you are guaranteed a natural, flavorful wild rice.
Rice River Calico Creek Blend is a hearty, rich blend of dry roasted wild rice, brown rice, red rice and Job's tears. Complimented by a savory seasoning, this blend is savory and delicious! The seasoning is included with the rice blend but is packaged separately so you can use as much or as little as you would like. Use Calico Creek Blend as a base for stuffing for poultry and wild game or use as a side dish for steak, pork or chicken. Each 10 oz. pouch will easily serve a family of four with generous portions.

     Calico Creek Blend:                                       Wild Rice, Brown Rice, Red Rice and job's tear.


     Savory Seasonings:
Dehydrated onion, salt, hydrolyzed corn gluten, dextrose, sugar, dehydrated bell peppers, soybean oil, garlic powder, parsley, autolyzed yeast extract, thiamine hydrochloride, spice extractives, disodiuminosinate, disodium guanylate.




$5.00
Rice River Farms Cranberry Blend is a delicious blend of wild rice and white rice with sweetened dried cranberries and roasted pepitas (pumpkin seed). Complimented by a maple apple seasoning this wild rice is the perfect bedding for fish and seafood as well as in stuffing, as a side, in puddings or even in pancake and muffins. Each 10 oz. packet will easily feed a family of four with hearty portions; seasoning pkt. is included, but is packaged separately so you can use as little or as much as you want
 

    Cranberry Festival Blend:                                                Dry roasted wild rice, parboiled white rice, sweetened dried cranberries and roasted pepitas.
 


    Maple Apple Seasoning:                                                   Sugar, brown sugar, dextrose, dehydrated apples, salt, corn starch,citric acid, soybean oil, spices, natural maple flavor with other natural flavors and not more than 1% silicone dioxide added to prevent caking




$5.00
Rice River Northwoods Blend is a wholesome blend of dry roasted wild rice, brown rice, and chunks of carrots,celery, and red bell pepper. This hearty mix is delicious as a side for fish, seafood, wild game, pork and beef. Complemented by a chicken flavored seasoning, this rice blend is perfect for wraps, rice cakes, stuffed  vegetables or even as a base for fried rice.
Each package easily feeds a family of four with generous portions
     Northwoods Blend:
Wild Rice, brown rice, carrots, celery and red bell pepper.
 

    Chicken Flavored Seasoning:
Dehydrated onions, salt, hydrolyzed corn gluten, dextrose, sugar, dehydrated bell peppers, soybean oil. garlic powder, parsley, autolyzed yeast extract, thiamine hydrochloride, spice extractives, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate.




$5.00
Rice River Farms Rustic Prairie Blend is a trendy blend of wild and white rice with job's tears, black quinoa and split green and yellow peas. Rustic Prairie Blend is tasty in salads with smoked turkey or ham, pineapple bits and diced vegetables and your favorite dressing.  Each package easily feeds a family of four with hearty portions; seasoning is packed separately  Create a light savory chicken soup or use it in wraps, whatever your choice the flavor of rice pilaf will enhances any family dinner
     Rustic Prairie:
Wild rice, white rice, job's tear, black quinoa and split green and yellow peas.
     Herb Seasoning:
Salt, maltodextrin, dehydrated onion, hydrolized corn protein, dehydrated garlic, sugar, yeast extract, natural flavor (Maltodextrin extract), dehydrated red bell pepper, natural flavor, parsley, dehydrated celery and spinach, turmeric, spice kombu extract, shiitake extract and spice extractive.




$5.00
Rice River Farms Dry Roasted Wild Rice is a cultivated wild rice grown on our farm in MN. Our wild rice is dry roasted, which gives it a rich, nutty flavor it is also scarified which shortens the cook time and allows for a fuller kernel thus providing a high yielding wild rice. Our wild rice is easy to use, just add water and cook! Each pkg is 14 oz. Our wild rice can be used as a porridge for breakfast, or as an ingredient in muffins, breads, baguettes, soups, salads, stuffing, wraps or as a bedding for meat, poultry and wild game.





     Wild Rice:
Dry Roasted Wild Rice








$7.00
Some at wonderful recipes using these products are at Chieftain Wild Rice