Mexican Rice Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Mexican Rice Salad

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"Tabbouleh-like composed salad fits in well at potlucks. This is the basic version. You may dress it up with a host of other goodies. Avocado and lime-marinated shrimp come to mind. Or grilled and chilled chicken breast. Of course if you do that it stops being a side dish and becomes a main course, but why not? The longer it's chilled the better."

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  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 30 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil; cook diced carrot in boiling water briefly, about 2 minutes. Drain immediately and plunge into a bowl of ice-cold water; drain.
  2. Mix jicama, black beans, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper in a bowl; toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Stir blanched carrots, jalapeno peppers, vinegar, sugar, and salt together in a bowl; cover bowl with plastic wrap. Store both bowls in refrigerator 8 hours to overnight.
  3. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir rice in hot oil until opaque, 5 to 7 minutes. Pour chicken broth over rice; bring to a boil, cover the saucepan, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until the liquid is absorbed completely, 20 to 25 minutes. Spread cooked rice onto a large platter and cool completely in refrigerator.
  4. Stir chilled rice with jicama mixture and carrot mixture in a bowl; add black olives, green onions, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, cucumber, parsley, cilantro, and seasoned salt to the rice mixture and toss to combine.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 216 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 8.1 g
  • 33%
  • Protein
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 986 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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