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Asian Black Rice Salad with Ginger Orange Dressing

Asian Black Rice Salad with Ginger Orange Dressing is an easy black rice salad packed with edamame, crunchy vegetables, and plenty of Asian flavor! 
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Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 cup Village Harvest Black Rice cooked according to package instructions and cooled
  • 1 cup shelled edamame thawed if frozen
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 2 clementines or 1 small naval orange peeled, sliced widthwise, and cut into small triangles
  • 2 green onions both white and green parts, sliced on the bias
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • sesame seeds for garnish (optional)

For the dressing:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce or tamari for gluten-free
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger*
  • 1 small clove garlic grated or chopped very fine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions 

  • Place the rice in a large serving bowl. Add the edamame, bell pepper, clementines, green onions, and cilantro to the bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the rice wine vinegar, orange juice, soy sauce, honey or agave, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil. Whisking constantly, add the olive oil in a slow steady stream. Add a pinch of salt if desired,
  • Add the dressing to the salad and toss to combine until the salad is well coated with the dressing. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if using, then serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • *I always have freshly grated ginger in a zip top bag in the freezer. Simply grate with a Microplane peel and all!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g, Calories: 193kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g, Sodium: 215mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 5g

Nutrition is estimated using a food database and is only intended to be used as a guideline for informational purposes.

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