Recipe: Chilean Spicy Pink Lady Apple Rice Salad
2:10pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 in Freetime
Chile is one of the global growing regions for Pink Lady apples, and this simple rice salad is inspired by the flavour of the country’s cuisine. Chipotle paste has a wonderful smokey barbeque flavour with the kick of chilli. This is the perfect lunchtime dish or delicious with cold meats.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
100 g long grain and wild rice
2 shallots, diced
1/2 sweet pointed Romano pepper, deseeded and very finely sliced
1 celery stick, finely diced
1 Pink Lady apple, cored and diced
1 tomato, deseeded and finely diced
15 g raisins
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
1/2 tsp mild chilli powder
2 tsp chipotle paste
2 tbsp 0% fat Greek yoghurt
What to do:
Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and add the rice. Stir with a fork and bring back to the boil.
Gently simmer for 15-18 minutes or according to pack instructions until cooked. Drain in a sieve and rinse in cold water. Drain again thoroughly and put into a large bowl.
Add all the remaining ingredients and gently mix until combined. Check seasoning and serve.