Wild Rice Salad Ingredients
- Wild rice 0.5 cup
- Corn grains 1 cup
- Avocado 2 pieces
- Chili pepper 0.5 pieces
- Parsley or cilantro to taste
- Lemon juice to taste
- Olive oil 2 tablespoons
- Cumin on the tip of a knife
- Salt to taste
- Main Ingredients Corn, Avocado, Rice
- Serving 2 servings
Casserole - 2 pieces, a deep plate, a colander, a kitchen knife, a knife for cleaning fruits and vegetables, a salad bowl, cutting board.
Making wild rice salad:
Step 1: Cooking Wild Rice
Before cooking, wild rice needs to be soaked so that it becomes softer and tastier. To do this, pour it into a deep plate and pour boiling water or just hot water. Soak for 30 minutes, then drain the old water and pour the rice clean and cold, pouring it into the pan. Cook for 30-40 minutesthen fold in a colander and cool to room temperature.
Step 2: prepare the corn.
While the rice is being cooked and cooled, prepare other ingredients. First of corn. You can take frozen ears or grains, but preferably fresh. Cook frozen vegetables in accordance with the instructions on the packaging, rinse fresh, young ears, put in a saucepan, pour water, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat 15-20 minutes. Then you can easily peel the grains from them, cutting them off with an ordinary kitchen knife.
Step 3: prepare the avocado.
Rinse the avocado, with a special knife for peeling vegetables and fruits, peel it. Cut the oily flesh along, removing the stone, and then crumble the remaining small cubes or slices.
Step 4: prepare the greens.
Rinse greens with warm water, so it will be more aromatic, lay on a cutting board and cut thick stems, discard them. Cut the remaining leaves into very small pieces, leaving a couple of twigs to decorate the finished dish.
Step 5: Prepare Chili Peppers
Remove the seeds from the hot pepper half by scrubbing it with a knife, then rinse the ingredient and cut it into small pieces.
Step 6: mix the salad.
Pour the corn grains into a salad bowl, add cooled wild rice and avocado pulp to them. Pour in lemon juice so that most of it gets on the fruit. Mix, add salt, cumin, hot pepper, herbs and mix again. Then fill the finished dish with olive oil and serve it to the table!
Step 7: serve wild rice salad.
Ready-made salad with wild rice is very nutritious and nutritious, so it will undoubtedly be a good addition to lunch or dinner, and thanks to its originality and bright appearance, it can easily find a place on the festive table. Cook and eat with pleasure.
Enjoy your meal!
- If desired, you can use a mixture of brown and wild rice.
- For the preparation of salad, it is best to use freshly squeezed lemon juice.
- When serving a salad with wild rice, you can add sour cream or unsweetened yogurt to it without additives.