Smoked Turkey Rice Salad

Author: Canadian Living

Leftover chicken or turkey will dazzle in this Asian-flavoured dish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole-grain parboiled brown rice
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 cups cubed smoked turkey thighs
  • 2 cups cubed ham
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 sweet yellow pepper diced
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1/3 cup raisin (optional)
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves
Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Method

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 dry 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 facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 476 mg
  • Protein 26 g
  • Calories 414.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 73 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 45 g

%RDI

  • Iron 28.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 40.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 120.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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