Summer Time #16 – Rice

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Makes 4 servings

Prep: 20 minutes
Cool: 60 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 315 gr or 2 cups chilled cooked (brown) rice
  • 250 gr or 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 6 gr or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 80 ml or ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 45 ml or 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 6 ml or 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 6 gr or 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 gr or 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 gr or ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 gr or ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 head lettuce, chopped

1024px-Rice_grains_(IRRI)TO MAKE:

  1. Combine rice, chicken, tomato, cilantro, green onions, and avocado together in a bowl.
  2. Whisk canola oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, jalapeno pepper, salt, oregano, cumin, and chili powder together in a bowl.
  3. Pour over rice mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Chill in refrigerator, about 1 hour.
  5. Place lettuce in a serving bowl.
  6. Top with rice mixture.

Note: You can also add leftover beans to the mix.

ENJOY !

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 509
Total Fat: 29.1g
Cholesterol: 53mg 18 %
Sodium: 662mg
Total Carbohydrates: 39.5g
Dietary Fiber: 7.9g
Protein: 25.6g

Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Lap-band [WLS] persons can eat only half a serving max !

PDF of this recipe: 20150813-ST16-Summer-Salad

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