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

Ingredients

  • 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

Dressing

  • 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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Preparation

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.

Dressing:
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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