This is a fragrant and delicious way to use up some leftover rice. It works well with wild rice. The infused fruit and orange juice gives it a festive flavour, but it's also fresh and light for warm day.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes (if you are cooking the rice)
Makes: 4 servings
Ingredients Rice (1/2 a cup of uncooked rice per person, 1 cup of cooked rice per person)
100g pomegranate seeds
3 spring onions
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup spice-infused dried fruit
Cook the rice according to the packet instructions and then leave to cool.
Add the spice-infused fruit and the pomegranate seeds to the rice and mix well.
Finely chop the spring onion and add them to the rice mixture.
In a separate bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the orange juice and the white wine vinegar, whisk it thoroughly to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add the dressing to the rice and fruit and mix well.