Chilean Spicy Pink Lady Apple Rice Salad

Chile is one of the global growing regions for Pink Lady apples, and this simple rice salad is inspired by the flavour of the country’s cuisine. Chipotle paste has a wonderful smokey barbeque flavour with the kick of chilli. This is the perfect lunchtime dish or delicious with cold meats.

Serves 2

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

You’ll need:

100 g long grain and wild rice

2 shallots, diced

1/2 sweet pointed Romano pepper, deseeded and very finely sliced

1 celery stick, finely diced

1 Pink Lady apple, cored and diced

1 tomato, deseeded and finely diced

15 g raisins

2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander

1/2 tsp mild chilli powder

2 tsp chipotle paste

2 tbsp 0 % fat Greek yoghurt

What to do:

Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and add the rice. Stir with a fork and bring back to the boil. Gently simmer for 15-18 minutes or according to pack instructions until cooked. Drain in a sieve and rinse in cold water. Drain again thoroughly and put into a large bowl.

Add all the remaining ingredients and gently mix until combined. Check seasoning and serve.

  • A delicious all round healthy salad, great for anyone looking after their heart or waistline
  • Suitable for people with diabetes
  • A great way to help towards your 5-a-day


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