Fruity Chicken & Rice Salad

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by HokiesMom

From Minute Rice pamphlet. I love the mixture of the brown rice with it's nutty flavor and the sweetness of the grapes and raisins and then adding the chicken - well it is a very healthy meal. Note: Allow at least one hour of refrigeration before serving!

Top Review by MsSally

This was very good. I made as stated except that I changed the oil to 1 teaspoon and used water to make up the difference. I used this as a "lunch" salad for the week and the only bad thing I have to say is that the rice sucked up all the dressinig and the salad was a little on the dry side. I just put in a dash of blasamic vinegar just before eating and it was fine. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For Dressing: Mix vinegar, honey, oil, sugar and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. For Salad: Bring water, carrots and raisins to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  3. Stir in rice, return to a boil.
  4. Cover and reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir. Recover and let stand another 5 minutes.
  6. Place rice mixture into a pretty salad bowl and then add the chicken, grapes, almonds and parsley.
  7. Top with honey dressing and toss.
  8. Refrigerate at least one hour before serving.

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