Introducing the Heavenly Rice Salad
Do you ever find yourself tempted by something heavenly? My newest recipe creation, the Heavenly Rice Salad, will leave you feeling like you’ve been lifted up to heaven! I was inspired to create this dish when I was exploring a nearby Asian supermarket and discovered a wide variety of unique ingredients. I decided to create something up that felt like a blend of cultures – a mixture of sweet and savory, Asian and Latino – something that could be enjoyed as a side dish, light lunch, or as a topping for tacos or salads.
The flavor combination is exploding with complexity – I love the way that the sweet and salty, spicy and nutty ingredients create a truly unique taste experience. Tangy lime and spicy chili give it a zing that you won’t be able to resist. The combination of textures is also delightful – silky slivers of mango and crunchy chopped peanuts contrast with the soft and succulent rice.
This rice salad celebrates the fusion of different cuisine traditions. A little taste of heaven in every bite. Try it yourself and experience the deliciousness.
• 1 cup uncooked white rice
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 ripe mangos, diced
• 2 teaspoons chili powder
• 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
• 1/2 cup freshly chopped peanuts
• 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
• Salt to taste
1. Cook the white rice according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.
2. In a large bowl, combine cooled cooked rice with the mango, chili powder, lime juice, peanuts, and cilantro.
3. Drizzle with olive oil and add salt to taste.
4. Serve warm or cold.
I hope you enjoy this heavenly rice salad! It’s a perfect recipe to make on weekends or to bring to family gatherings or potlucks. And if you want to try something similar, why not try this recipe with quinoa or couscous instead of rice? Enjoy!