Chinese Black Rice Orange and Avocado Salad

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups cooked black rice (or cooked Wehani) or 2 cups cooked wild rice (or cooked Wehani)
  • 2
    cups oranges, peeled and diced
  • 14
    cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 14
    cup raw unsalted pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 1 12
    teaspoons orange zest, grated
  • 14
    teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 18
    teaspoon dried chipotle powder
  • 1
    ripe Hass avocado, peeled and pitted and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 4
    large lettuce leaves (lettuce cups)
  • orange wedge, to garnish (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl, combine the cooked rice, oranges, orange juice, pumpkin seeds, orange zest, salt, and chipotle.
  • Gently mix in the avocado. Add more salt, if needed.
  • Place a lettuce cup on each plate and spoon the salad into the lettuce cups.
  • Garnish with orange wedges, if desired.
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