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Curried Turkey and Rice Salad Recipe

I adapted this recipe from one of my many cookbooks, and the entire family was pleased with the outcome.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Transfer to a large bowl; cover and chill. Just before serving, add remaining ingredients and mix well. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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 Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.