Monday, March 28, 2011

Wild Rice and Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

This delicious recipe was shared by my friend Marianne Eastmond.

Cook 1 box Uncle Ben's Long Grain & Wild Rice with seasonings (don't use instant). When cool, add the following ingredients:
2 - 3 grilled chicken breasts diced
4 green onions, chopped
3 oz. sugar snap peas, ends removed
1 red pepper, diced

Toss with 3/4 of the following recipe of salad dressing:

Combine in food processor
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 TBSP dijon mustard
1 /2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp pepper
1/3 C seasoned rice wine vinegar
1/4 C vegetable oil
1 lemon, juiced (about 1/4 C)

Refrigerate dressed salad 2 - 4 hours. Before serving add:
1 C toasted pecans (optional)
2 medium avocados, diced
Garnish with lettuce leaves. Made be made a day ahead.