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Curried Rice Salad Recipe

Curried Rice Salad Recipe

This is a refreshing alternative to potato salad. I rely on dishes like this often for open houses or entertaining friends.—Pat Medley, Fayetteville, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 cup frozen peas, partially cooked
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup prepared chutney
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine water, rice, butter and salt if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender. Cool. Add peas, celery and onions. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, chutney and curry powder; add to rice mixture and stir well. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and fat-free mayonnaise and without salt) equals 129 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.