Chilled Apple Rice Salad

  • Yield: 6 servings


3cups chilled cooked rice, no salt added
2tablespoons golden raisins
2tablespoons chopped parsley
1 Granny Smith apple, chopped in bite-size pieces
1/4cup chopped toasted pecans
1 green onion, minced (including green portion)
Salad greens for garnish
3tablespoons olive oil
1/3cup defatted chicken broth, less salt
1/3cup red wine vinegar
1tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1tablespoon sugar
1teaspoon curry powder
1/4teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
dash red pepper


  1. Mix together salad ingredients.  Chill.  Combine dressing ingredients.  Just before serving, dress and toss salad.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Baton Rouge’s River Road Recipes III (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1994).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 270
  • Fat 10.3g
  • Cholesterol <1mg
  • Sodium 130mg