There are several nutritious and delicious salads which are well-liked in different parts of the world and one of them is Brown Rice Salad with Orange Vinaigrette. This scrumptious and nourishing salad is made with the combination of different wholesome ingredients. These ingredients make Brown Rice Salad with Orange Vinaigrette not only healthy for eating, but also delicious at the same time. However, as compared to the other salads, the Brown Rice Salad with Orange Vinaigrette takes more time in preparation but this dish is still worth it. If you are seeking a complete recipe to make Brown Rice Salad with Orange Vinaigrette then consult this guide for assistance.
Preparation Time: 1 hour
Serving Size: 04
Utensils: Large Saucepan, Small Bowl & Spoon
- 1 1/2 cups (315g) uncooked brown rice
- 3 cups (750ml) water
- 2/3 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 teaspoons orange zest
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups (155g) spinach leaves
- 2 large oranges - peeled, sectioned, and cut into pieces
- half a red onion cut into slices
Take a large sauce pan, pour water in it and then place rice in this pan. Sauté this mixture over high heat and bring it to boil. Then, reduce the heat by bringing it to low after which cover the pan and allow it to cook for about 45 to 60 minutes or until the rice absorb all the water.
In the meantime, grab a small bowl and whisk together oil along with orange juice, balsamic vinegar, orange zest, salt and honey. Then, pour this dressing over the hot cooked rice and mix all of them well. After that cover the pan and allow it to chill.
Do not forget to mix the spinach leaves together with onion and oranges in the rice mixture just before serving. The salad will then be ready to serve.