Orange-Wild Rice Salad with Smoked Turkey

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Orange-Wild Rice Salad with Smoked TurkeyRecipe
Randy Mayor
The contrast of textures and their combined flavors make this summer salad the life of picnics, potlucks, or just the office lunch.
7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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6 cups water
1 cup uncooked wild rice
1 cup orange sections (about 4 oranges)
1/2 cup diced celery
1/3 cup dried sweet cherries or sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins)
1/2 pound smoked turkey breast, diced
1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate, undiluted
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in rice. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until tender. Drain; cool. Place rice, oranges, celery, cherries, and turkey in a bowl.

Combine orange juice concentrate and remaining ingredients; stir well with a whisk. Pour over rice mixture; toss well. Cover and chill.

Created date

May 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 192
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 11.9 g
Carbohydrate 30.4 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 465 mg
Calcium 29 mg