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FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Black Rice Salad

March 5, 2012 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Food

Recipe by Executive Celebrity Chef DOMINIQUE SOLOMON

Black Rice Salad

With a number of unforgettably delicious ingredients, this dish is sure to make a lasting impression on anyone. This magnificent salad, made of rice and vegetables, carries an authentic character with elements that mesh beautifully to create a colorful, filling, spicy and satisfying meal. When you combine several special, unique ingredients in one dish, the end result is sure to hold its own!

For more information on this healthy, flavorful recipe, and many others, visit www.incrediblechefproductions.com

Makes 3-4 Servings

WHAT YOU’LL NEED
1/2 cup cooked long grain white rice
1 cup cooked black rice
Juice of half a lemon
4-5 handfuls of fresh peas (out of pod), cooked in boiling and slightly salted water for 5-7 minutes, drained, rinsed under cold running water and set aside to cool
1 carrot, peeled and diced
1 zucchini, cleaned and diced
1/2red onion, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 orange bell pepper diced
1 ripe mango, diced
2 small handfuls roasted Pistachios
1 teaspoon of coconut oil
1 tablespoon nori flakes
1 tablespoon Cajun Crazy Spice
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

MAKIN’ IT
Boil rice in 3 1/2 cups of water until softened. Remove from heat and let cool, uncovered.

Make sure the rice is still al dente when you drain it. Rinse it under cold running water, and transfer it into a salad bowl. Add the lemon juice and coconut oil, and refrigerate until it’s completely cold.

To assemble your rice salad, remove the rice from the fridge and add all the vegetables, mango, nori, Pistachios, sea salt, fresh ground pepper and Cajun Crazy Spice. Then toss it up!

Serve cool or at room temperature and let your soul be satisfied!

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Comments

6 Responses to “FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Black Rice Salad”
  1. Alex M says:

    Just had a friend of mine snagg a few copies for me! A great read while I am out of the US. Dominique, looks like a tasty recipe and what a great article on Whitney. Keep up the oustanding work. I am looking forward for your next months issue.

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  2. Julia says:

    I seen the magazine on your website! I love what you are doing!
    I wil try this recipe with my family.

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  3. Jonathan McNiel says:

    Just added you on Facebook. Great Photos!

    Jon

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  4. NQC01 says:

    Great recipe..healthy & delicious.

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  5. Corey says:

    I am officially adding Black Image Magazine to my Favoites
    just so I am able to keep up with Chef Dominique

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