Mandarin Peanut Rice Salad
I learned how to make this salad while visiting England with a friend. When I made it for a family reunion, everyone asked for the recipe.
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + chilling
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 2 cups chopped green onions
- 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Leaf lettuce
- In a bowl, combine the rice, onions, oranges, peanuts, mayonnaise, salt and pepper; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 528 calories, 41g fat (6g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.
Originally published as Mandarin Peanut Rice Salad in Country August/September 2003