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Curried Rice Salad

Yunhee Kim
Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 7 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Turn microwave brown rice into a hearty salad by adding almonds, raisins, grapes, celery, and curry powder.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 (8.8-ounce) packages microwavable brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 310
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 50 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 163 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place almonds in even layer on baking sheet. Toast until lightly golden, 5–7 minutes. Cool.

  2. Microwave the rice according to package directions. Combine hot rice and next 4 ingredients (through scallions) in a large bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Toss rice salad with curry mixture until well seasoned. Stir in toasted almonds and serve.