August 12, 2009

Wednesday's Chow - Chilled Apple-Rice Salad

Welcome to Wednesday's Chow. Today I have a salad recipe. Add some marinated chicken breasts and a vegetable and you a cool summer meal.

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CHILLED APPLE-RICE SALAD

3 cups chilled cooked rice
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 Granny Smith Apple, chopped into bite-size pieces
¼ cup chopped, toasted pecans
1 green inion, minced

Dressing:

3 tablespoons olive oil
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon curry powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Mix together salad ingredients and chill at least two hours. Combine dressing ingredients, chill 1 hour or more. Just before serving, toss salad with dressing.

Serves 6.

Anna Kathryn Lanier
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2 comments:

Emma Lai said...

I love salads with fruit in them!

Mary Ricksen said...

Yummy!