Gluten Free Curried Rice Salad

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Perfectly seasoned rice, with added fruit and veggies with lots of exotic spices makes this one of our most favourite side dishes for a barbecue or large gathering. This dish is particularly sought after in the hot summer months when salads are popular

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked gluten free long grain rice, chilled (white or brown)
  • 2 cups frozen corn, cooked and chilled
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes (you can substitute cherry tomatoes for grape tomatoes, but slice them in half)
  • 2 cups grapes, halved
  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped
  • CURRY DRESSING
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice plus zest of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. pure maple syrup or raw agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. Mediterranean pink salt
  • ½ tsp. cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • Cayenne pepper to taste (optional)
  • Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine rice, corn, tomatoes, grapes and cilantro
  • In a separate bowl, whisk curry dressing ingredients
  • Add dressing to rice mix and toss to combine. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving


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