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Fruity Rice Salad Recipe

Ranch dressing adds a little "zip" to this fresh, flavorful salad. It makes a great lunch or supper on a hot summer day when you feel like eating something a little less filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 3/4 cup sliced celery
  • 3/4 cup small green grapes
  • 1/2 cup drained pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup drained mandarin oranges
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, salad dressing and salt. Fold in chicken, rice, celery and fruit. Cover and chill until ready to serve; add almonds. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 486 calories, 34 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 719 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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