Zesty Rice Salad

3.3
(15) 12 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
3
hr.
15
min.
Servings

6 servings

Serve this chilled rice salad of asparagus, shrimp and green onions tossed with a zesty Italian dressing for a spring picnic, luncheon or light supper dish.

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  • Toss all ingredients except dressing in large bowl. Add dressing; mix lightly. Cover.
  • Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.

How to Blanch Vegetables

Cook vegetables briefly in boiling water and then plunge into ice water to cool; drain.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Give plain rice a makeover with this zesty salad that can help you eat right.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 220
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • deliab1 | Thu, Sep 25 2008 8:25 PM

    Don't hesitate to make this even if you don't have the exact ingredients. The main ingredients are the rice and the salad dressing. I've made this three more times to rave reviews using broccoli, celery, chopped tomatoes, whatever is handy. So many people have asked for the recipe...it's that good.

  • laroccam | Fri, Jun 27 2008 3:44 PM

    I have had many requests for this recipe when my guests taste this. It's a favorite takealong when I am invited to cookouts. Can add some cherry tomatoes for color substitute broccoli for the asparagus.

  • Rosiecheex | Wed, Dec 28 2005 2:07 PM

    I made this with a few substitutions. I used peas instead of the asparagus, tuna instead of the shrimp and red wine vinaigrette instead of the italian salad dressing and I added salt & pepper. It was very zesty. I served it in mini pita bread.

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