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Curried Black Rice Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Rice

2/3
cup water
2/3
cup canned reduced-fat (lite) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
3/4
cup uncooked black rice

Dressing

2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
1
tablespoon finely chopped gingerroot
2
teaspoons curry powder
1
teaspoon honey
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped

Salad

2
boxes (7 oz each) frozen antioxidant blend vegetables (broccoli, carrots, sweet peppers in garlic olive oil)
1
medium mango, peeled, seed removed, chopped

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
7g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Reduced-fat (lite) coconut milk usually has 50% less fat than regular coconut milk and is thinner in consistency, but still has that wonderful coconut milk flavor.

Black rice, also known as purple or forbidden rice, has a nutty flavor and chewy texture and usually turns a shade of deep purple when cooked.

Need help cutting a mango? Score the skin lengthwise into fourths with a knife, and peel like a banana. Cut the peeled mango lengthwise close to both sides of the seed, then cut into pieces. If you don't have a mango, use a large peach or nectarine instead.

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat Rice ingredients to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender and almost all of the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir and let stand covered 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat Dressing ingredients with whisk.
  • 3 Cook frozen vegetables as directed on boxes.
  • 4 Toss rice in bowl of dressing. Add Salad ingredients; toss lightly. Serve warm, or cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors.

Black rice, also known as purple or forbidden rice, has a nutty flavor and chewy texture and usually turns a shade of deep purple when cooked.

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Black rice, also known as purple or forbidden rice, has a nutty flavor and chewy texture and usually turns a shade of deep purple when cooked.