Rice Salad Recipe

Rice Salad Recipe
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  • Servings : 6 to 8
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

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This Oriental rice salad recipe is both healthy and delicious.

Easy to make on hot summer days, it is one of my favorite summer salad recipes.

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Rice Salad Recipe


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


Step 1

Cook the rice according to package directions or start with leftover cooked rice.

Step 2

In a large bowl add rice, bean sprouts, raisins, red pepper, green onion, celery and mushrooms. Add spinach and cashews and toss gently.

Step 3

In a small bowl blend soy sauce, oil, garlic and lemon juice. Pour over salad and toss well.

Step 4

This rice salad tastes even better if left to marinate for an hour or so before eating.

cooking tips Variation:

  • You can switch things up a bit by replacing some of the vegetables with finely chopped snow peas or chinese cabbage.

Did You Know?…

Cold rice salads are a nice change and a great addition to a buffet table or barbeque menu.

This one is also very healthy, with lots of fresh vegetables.

Feel free to vary the vegetables to suit your taste.

The raisins add a bit of sweetness but you can leave them out or substitute chopped apricots.

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  1. posted by Karen Ciancio on May 13, 2013

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    Something Different…

    by Cindy
    (Ontario, Canada)

    I was looking for something different, so tried this salad and quite liked it. It was easy to make and very filling. I would rate it at 4.

    I will make it again but will change the amounts of the dressing ingredients to 1/2 cup soya sauce, 1/4 cup oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.