Tested till perfect Smoked Turkey Rice Salad

Smoked Turkey Rice Salad

Serve with fresh, crusty whole grain rolls.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2003

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cupwhole-grain parboiled brown rice
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupsesame seeds
  • 2 cups 2cupscubed smoked turkey thighsmoked turkey thighs or ham
  • 2 cups 2cupsbean sprouts
  • 1 1sweet yellow peppersweet yellow peppers, diced
  • 2 2green oniongreen onions, sliced
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupraisinraisins, (optional)
  • 8 leaves 8leavesBoston leaf lettuce


  • 1/3 cup 1/3cuporange juice
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsesame oil
  • 1 tsp 1tspgrated gingerroot
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 1pinch pepper
  • 1 1pinch salt
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In saucepan, bring 2 cups (500 mL) water and salt to boil; add rice. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low; cook until tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in skillet, toast sesame seeds over low heat until golden; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together orange juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper. Add rice, turkey, bean sprouts, yellow pepper, green onions, raisins (if using) and sesame seeds; toss to combine. Serve on lettuce.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 414 pro 26g total fat 15g sat. fat 3g
carb 45g fibre 4g chol 73mg sodium 476mg

% RDI:

calcium 7 iron 28 vit A 3 vit C 120
folate 40
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