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Jewelled rice salad

Jewelled rice salad

This rice salad not only looks lovely, it tastes fantastic too! The 'jewel' ingredient is pomegranate seeds, which add a delicious sweetness to the recipe

Serves: 2
Prep/cooking time: 15 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 x 250g pack Uncle Ben's® Express Pilau Rice
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 40g (1 1/2 oz) baby corn, cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 40g (1 1/2 oz) cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 40g (1 1/2 oz) pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley

What you do:

  1. Heat the rice according to the pack instructions then pour into a bowl and fluff up. Leave to
  2. cool slightly.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the onion and red pepper for 3-4 minutes before adding
  4. the corn. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes then stir into the rice.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and mix well. Serve at once.

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