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“Check out the variations for additional ideas on flavors.”
4 fritters

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese dip (or dressing, I always use a dip as for potato chips but have used ranch dressing in a pinch)
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice, cooled
  • vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. In mixing bowl beat together egg, flour, cream cheese dip and salt.
  2. Add wild rice and stir to combine.
  3. Heat 1/8 inch oil in large skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Spoon ¼ cup rice mixture into the oil and spread out with a spoon to forma about a 3 inch circle.
  5. Repeat with remaining rice mix or until skillet is full.
  6. Do not overcrowd.
  7. Cook until crisp and golden then flip and cook the other side.
  8. Transfer to paper towel lined plate and keep warm.
  9. Variations.
  10. Stir 2 tsp grated onion and or celery in with the wild rice.
  11. Use a flavored dip like artichoke or onion in place of the cream cheese dip.
  12. Use bacon drippings for the oil and add crumbled bacon before frying.
  13. Substitute celery or garlic salt for the salt.
  14. Add ¼ tsp dry mustard to the egg mixture.

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