Curried Rice and Fruit Salad

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin'

This rice salad has exotic flavors that make a delicious lunch or side dish.

Top Review by rosslare

Fantastic salad, just a tad on a sweet side for us. I would leave the honey out and sub the apple with julienned vegetables, like bell peppers, snow peas, bean sprouts etc... Love the chutney vinaigrette!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash rice until water runs clear; drain well.
  2. In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the green onions, garlic, curry powder, ginger, and rice; sauté for about 4 minutes or until the rice appears dry.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon salt and the water.
  5. Cover and lower the heat to low; cook at a gentle boil until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed (about 15 minutes).
  6. Fluff the rice with a fork; cool.
  7. In a big bowl, add the rice, apples, pineapple, apricots, coconut, mint, and cilantro; stir to combine.
  8. Dressing: Add all the dressing ingredients to the container of an electric blender; process until smooth.
  9. Pour the dressing over the rice mixture; toss to coat.
  10. Add salt and pepper to taste; serve.

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