"Chicken, pea pods, dried cherries, and long grain and wild rice are tossed in a soy and lemon dressing for a light but wholesome meal." — The Cherry Marketing Institute
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1 1/2 teaspoons
1 (6 ounce) package
long grain and wild rice mix
cubed, cooked chicken
snow pea pods, cut crosswise in half and cooked
dried tart cherries
This was good and a little unusual for us. I used fresh minced ginger instead of ground, and a combination of wild rice and this burgundy rice I found. The dressing is good and contrasts the sweet/tartness of the dried cherries and the nutty rice flavor nicely, but I thought it needed additional vegetables. Next time I might try adding some grated carrot, chopped scallions and parsley, and maybe a few slivered almonds for crunch.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken, Cherry and Wild Rice Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 205
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