Colourful Brown Rice Salad

INGREDIENTS

1 ½ cups brown rice 
Salt to taste
3 spring onions finely chopped
1 red capsicum core seeded and chopped
1 green capsicum cored seeded and chopped
¾ cup raisins
75g roasted unsalted peanuts or cashews
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons soy sauce

Soy Sauce Dressing
¼ cup light olive oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons sugar
1 clove crushed garlic
1cm root ginger finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste

 

METHOD
1. To make the soy sauce dressing, put all sauce ingredients into a jar with a lid and shake well to blend.
2. Cook rice in boiling salted water for 40-45 mins until soft. Rinse drain well and cool.
3. Place rice in a bowl and add remaining ingredients.
4. Toss thoroughly before serving.
5. 10 minutes before serving, add the soy sauce dressing to the rice mixture and toss well. Then serve.

Quick tip : Instead of cooking rice you can use a 450g packet of Microwave Sun Rice Fragrant brown rice.
Serve with BBQ meat, cold meats or take to work for lunch.

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