MANGO AND BASMATI RICE SALAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 c white basmati rice
  • 1 c orange juice
  • 1/2 c lime juice
  • 4 t sugar
  • 1/4 t fresh-grated nutmeg
  • 2 firm-ripe mangoes
  • salt to taste

Directions

  • In a large bowl, stir rice in cool water; drain. Repeat several times until water is no longer cloudy. Drain rice.
  • Combine rice and 3 c water. Bring to a boil, then cover and turn heat down. Simmer until tender, about 15 minutes; do not stir.
  • Pour rice into a colander to drain; let stand until cool.
  • Combine lime and oranges juices with sugar, nutmeg and rice.
  • Peel mangoes, then cut fruit into small pieces and add to bowl of rice. Add salt to taste.
  • Serve at room temperature.

Notes

This recipe came from a Sunset Magazine issue in June of 1998. We have enjoyed it countless times since. There is no added oil in this salad, so it's very lean and light!

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