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Fruity Rice Salad

Fruity Rice Salad

A beautiful summery rice salad. You could add other salad vegetables if you wanted, like cucumber and tomatoes. Great for a picnic or BBQ

FRUITY RICE SALAD

| Serves: 6-8  | Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes | Total Time: 30 Minutes |


Ingredients:


  • 600g cooked basmati rice
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 apple peeled, cored and chopped (squeeze over lemon juice)
  • Handful of dried cranberries
  • 1 Yellow pepper, chopped
  • Handful of Cashew Nuts
  • Chopped parsley
  • Dressing:
  • 3 TBSP mango chutney
  • 2 TBSP soy sauce
  • 1/2 TSP brown sugar
  • 1 TBSP oil
  • 2 TSP curry powder
  • Juice half lemon

Instructions:


  • Step 1: Mix together dressing ingredients.
  • Step 2: Place the chopped up salad ingredients in a large bowl and mix through dressing. Chill until you want to serve.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 16th April 2010 |


Comments

  1. Beth, the salad looks great. Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. I'm afraid I bought the peanut butter chips in the US on my last visit. I can't find them in the UK either. You can order them from www.skyco.uk.com though, but they are not cheap on there as they charge quite a bit for delivery as far as I know unless you do a big order.

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  2. Thanks Sylvie. Perhaps I'll do some searching on the internet! I want some!!

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  3. Looks yummy, and personally I thought the photo was great :)

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  4. I love rice salads, I will have to try this after I make a pilgrimage to the store tomorrow.

    Oklahomans are as bad as the Brits for moaning about the weather. Here it's always too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry, too windy, or too something else. Right now it's too bloody hot!

    If you want some of those peanut butter chips, if you e-mail me your address I'll send you some in the post.

    Much as I love the Lake District, any info I could give you would be way out of date now.

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  5. Oooh the Lake District. I stayed there a bazillion years ago--with my mom, that's how long! ;) But it was lovely.

    This salad sounds great. I love fruit and curry flavors.

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  6. That looks fab, great for lunchbox inspiration

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  7. Thanks Jan. I'll email you tonight. Ive tried everywhere over here and can't find them. Can you think of anything you would perticularly like - and I'll send to you in return!! Shame I can't send clotted cream through the post very easily. Salad Cream? Marmite?

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  8. I always think salads like that taste better the next day...the flavors just come together. We've had awful weather here lately...so humid. Today it's raining buckets-I think that means a baking day.

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  9. Let me think on that one, Beth, and I'll get back to you. You're right though, it is a shame about the clotted cream. :-(

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  10. I'd love that salad by virtue of the cashews. I love anything with cashews-just made homemade blackberry ice cream with cashews last night. Yum!

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  11. Looks yummy and would make a great BBQ side! Hope yu're out enjoying this glorious weather we're having.

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  12. Sounds great, Beth. Like the sound of using mango chutney in the dressing. Can imagine that would be really tasty.

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  13. What a fun way to spice up rice! I like the idea of making sweet and savory rice, the combo of ingredients sounds really heavenly :). What a fun recipe find!

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  14. hey, maybe i could help you, this time! :) btw, we had a fabulous time in cornwall! you live in an amazing place! will tell you more next time, but this time it's the lake district!

    we went to the lake district a couple of years ago and stayed at a gorgeously charming and very friendly B&B near Beatrix Potter's house. I think it was called Buckleyeat. big open fire in the living room, friendly and welcoming owners, charming old house. They also had fantastic breakkie - 4 courses, if i can remember. and there are choices, too. it went sth like croissants, fruit salad, fry-up, toast and jam. and next door was a great pub with a lovely game pie and fruit beers! do check it out. i recommend it warmly.

    we had a car, but walked to places. there is an easy walk to lake windermere, and i think we also went to 2 or 3 wordsworth's houses (my poor husband was sick and tired of daffodils by the end of it all...).

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  15. Thanks for your great suggestions Maninas - I will look up the B and B! Glad you had a good time in Cornwall!

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  16. Great rice salad recipe and would be perfect with a bbq - very soon hopefully.

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  17. This looks lovely, packed with flavour!

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  18. This rice looks and sounds really yummy!

    Maria
    x

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