How To Make Mango Rice Salad

How To Make Mango Rice Salad

Written by Denise Phillips on 19-Aug-17

Mango Rice Salad

Substantial summer salads are always welcome to enjoy alfresco, take on picnics or just for the fact
that they can be made in advance and used when required.  

Preparation Time: 35 minutes  Cooking Time: 30 minutes   Serves: 8 people

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Ingredients

75g peanuts - chopped

50g desiccated coconut

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85g shallots – peeled and finely chopped – about 3 shallots

1 tablespoon olive oil

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300g jasmine rice

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Zest and juice 1 lemon

30ml lemon infused olive oil – or add 2 teaspoons fresh lemon to 20ml olive oil

 

25g basil leaves – finely chopped

25g fresh mint leaves -finely chopped

25g fresh coriander leaves – finely chopped

6 spring onions – sliced

1 red chilli – deseeded and finely chopped

2 mangoes – peeled and flesh chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper – to taste

Garnish: 2 lemons – cut in half

 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C.   Put the peanuts and coconut on a baking tray and roast for about 5 minutes or until golden. 
  2. Heat the olive oil in a fry pan and sauté the shallots until golden and crisp. Set aside.
  3. Cook the rice per the packet instructions. Drain and set aside.
  4. Whisk the lemon juice and oil to make the dressing. Season to taste.
  5. Chop the basil, mint and coriander, reserving a few whole leaves for garnish.
  6. Put the rice in a bowl with chopped herbs, coconut, spring onions, chili, lemon zest, mango, peanuts and dressing.
  7. Toss and transfer to a serving bowl.
  8. Scatter with the fried shallots, reserved herb leaves, and lemons to squeeze.

 

 

Comments

Thanks for a really great recipe Denise will try it out. Looking forward to more of your culinary delights in future articles on the SB alliance website!
by Tony Wayne on August 19
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