rice salad
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Course: Main Course, Salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 501 kcal
Author: sanne

whole grain rice salad with roasted nuts and apricots




  • 100 gr whole grain rice mix of brown, red and black
  • 30 gr almonds
  • 30 gr hazelnuts
  • 50 gr dried apricots
  • 60 gr green onion
  • 10 gr flat leave parsley
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • pepper
  • salt


  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 0,5 tbsp grain mustard
  • 0,5 tsp sumac
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. boil the rice according to the instructions on the package. Roughly estimate 30 to 45 minutes

  2. preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celcius fan mode. Roughly chop the nuts and roast them for 15 minutes until amber coloured

  3. in the mean time make the dressing: juice the orange and lemon, and mix all the ingredients together. season with pepper and salt to your own taste. You want this dressing to provide some freshness

  4. chop the green onion, parsley and mint. Cut the apricots into small cubes

  5. when the rice is ready drain and let it cool down a little 

  6. add the other ingredients and mix well. Keep a little bit of the herbs and apricots aside for garnishing. Season the salad to your own taste with pepper and salt

Nutrition Facts
rice salad
Amount Per Serving (250 gr)
Calories 501 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 81mg 3%
Potassium 608mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 17g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 32.4%
Vitamin C 24.7%
Calcium 9.9%
Iron 14.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.