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Wolfgang Puck's Summer Rice Salad


GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 pound organic brown rice
  • 2 cups store-bought or homemade organic chicken broth, (500 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly ground
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, (60 ml)
  • 1 organic lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 small red onion, cut into small dice
  • 1 large organic cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into small dice
  • 1 organic red bell pepper, halved, stemmed, seeded, deveined, and cut into small dice
  • 1 bunch green onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped (60 ml)
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Cooking Directions

    Cook the rice in a rice cooker, or on the stovetop, according to the package directions. Instead of water, substitute with chicken broth and add the salt and cinnamon.

    After the rice is cooked, leave it to cool completely to room temperature.

    In another large bowl, stir together the olive oil, lemon juice and zest, red onion, cucumber, bell pepper, and green onions. Add the cooled rice and toss until thoroughly mixed. Stir in the cilantro leaves. Taste and adjust the seasonings with more salt and pepper, if necessary. Serve at room temperature.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: organic brown rice, chicken broth, lemon. red onion, cucumber

    Course: Lunch, Dinner, Starch

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