Introduction: Sweet Curry Summer Rice Salad Recipe

Sweet Curry Summer Rice Salad Recipe by Maddylane

A super summer salad to make for outdoor gatherings, BBQ's...and especially beach parties, picnic's and for the cottage.

You easily double and triple the quantities as needed. Ideal for large groups!

In the summer time, who wants to slave over a hot stove... make your salad
outdoor, it's really a great way to enjoy your day without feeling like you are working!!

Ingredients:

Chop Spanish red onions
-Chop water chestnuts
-Chop fresh herbs, basil, chives and parcel
-Chop a red pepper
-Chop apple pieces....Last minute addition, a left
over apple from lunch, perfect improvised
ingredient to add, cant let anything go to waste!
(fruits and nuts are always a great addition to any
salad)
and then add all chopped items into the rice bowl.

*While your chopping and preparing the salad
ingredients, roast the red pepper on a BBQ for
15-20 minutes

Enjoy!

by Maddylane

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Step 1: Sweet Curry Dressing Ingredients

Ingredients
'Dressing:'
1/2 cup of olive oil
1 1/2 tsp of curry paste
1/2 cup of brown sugar
2 tablespoons of white vinegar
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons of soya sauce
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp sesame seeds
Spices to your liking, sea salt, pepper,

Step 2:

Add all dressing ingredients in a jar or container with a lid.
Add spices, cover and shake it all up! Set aside for now!

Step 3: Cook Rice

Cook rice as per directions and let it cool!

Step 4: Roast Red Pepper

Pack up all ingredients and dressing mixture in a picnic bag.
Once you arrive at the beach or picnic area...roast the red pepper for 15 to 20 minutes on a BBQ.

Step 5: Chop Red Pepper

On a cutting board - Chop up the roasted red pepper, and add to rice.

Step 6: Chop Balance of Ingredients

Chop balance of ingredients, Spanish onions, water chestnuts, fresh herbs...and add to the rice.

Step 7: Chop Apple Pieces....Last Minute Addition

-Chop apple pieces....Last minute addition, a left over apple from lunch,
perfect improvised ingredient to add, can't let anything go to waste! Adds a bit of tang the the zang!
(fruits and nuts are always a great addition to any salad)
and then add all chopped items into the rice bowl.

Step 8: Combine All the Chopped Ingredients and Add Sweet Curry Dressing

Combine all the chopped ingredients with the rice and stir.
Pour the sweet curry dressing over the rice mixture, mix and serve with
your favorite summer side dishes...Delicious with anything and even just on its
own...they will be asking for seconds!!!!!!
Enjoy!

Maddylane

Comments

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susanchen2011 made it!(author)2012-08-06

I am enjoying it. Thanks.

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sunnigeri made it!(author)2009-09-02

I have made this recipe twice now and everyone who tried it loved it. This is now my fav to make, way easier than potato salad. Thanks.

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Phoghat made it!(author)2009-07-09

Tried this tonight for dinner with some substitutions. Instead of red onion used green, no apples used a nice ripe peach. But your dressing was what made it great! Never liked the taste of curry before.

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imakeit made it!(author)2009-07-09

Hi Phohgat, glad you tried it and like it! Yes, variations are as to your likings, the key is the dressing!!! Its the sweetness that adds the zest to the curry, sure it will become a summer fave for you too, ;)

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canida made it!(author)2009-07-02

That looks fantastic! Perfect for summer picnics.

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imakeit made it!(author)2009-07-02

Hi canida, thank you for the info, im all new at this, yes sure to become a summer fave once you have tried it, perfect for the upcoming long weekend!!!!

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ChrysN made it!(author)2009-07-02

Looks delicious, will try!

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imakeit made it!(author)2009-07-02

Hi ChrysN...thank you and yes you'll love it! Its always a fave at gathering!!! ;)

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canida made it!(author)2009-07-02

If you reply directly to ChrysN's comment he'll get a notification of the response. ;)

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