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Curried Turkey and Rice Salad

 Curried Turkey and Rice Salad
I adapted this recipe from one of my many cookbooks, and the entire family was pleased with the outcome.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil; add rice, curry, ginger and
  • turmeric. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until all
  • of the broth is absorbed. Remove from the heat. Add oil and lemon
  • juice; mix well.
  • Transfer to a large bowl; cover and chill. Just before serving, add
  • remaining ingredients and mix well. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 434 calories, 21 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 510 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 14 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.