Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Rice Salad... With the warmer weather upon us it's time to start making some Salads!

Tested a new Rice Salad Recipe... Delicious!

Ingredients:

1 cup Jasmine Rice

1 can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 Red capsicum, diced
1/2 Red onion finely diced
1/3 cup Sultanas
2 Tbs sliced almonds, toasted
2 Chopped Shallots

Dressing:

3 Tbs fresh lime juice
2 Teas Honey
3 Tbs Extra-virgin olive oil
2 Teas curry powder
Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper to taste


Cook the Jasmine rice in the microwave with 2 1/2 Cups of boiling water for approx 12 minutes or until tender. Let it cool completely. Combine rice, Chickpeas, Capsicum, Red onion, Almond flakes and Sultanas in a large bowl. Stir gently to combine all of the ingredients.

Whisk together lime juice, honey, olive oil, curry powder, salt and pepper. Pour over rice mixture and combine. Best left in the fridge for a bit for all the flavours to infuse.



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