Lotus foods provides a fabulous organic forbidden rice product. Our local market, Star market provides this great tasting rice, in the Wild Harvest section. Lotusfoods.com is a great place to check out a wide array of unusual rice products and interesting recipes too.
2 cup Forbidden rice, cooked
1 red pepper, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, diced
1 cup shredded carrots
½ cup shredded broccoli
½ cup water chestnuts, sliced
2 green onions, sliced
3 TB. Garlic Chili Paste (found in Asian section of grocery store)
3 TB. Reduced sodium Tamari soy sauce
2 TB. Rice vinegar
2 TB. Sesame oil
2 TB. Olive oil
- Toss rice, peppers, carrots, broccoli, water chestnuts and green onions in medium size bowl.
- Add warm cooked rice.
- Whisk together garlic chili paste, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and olive oil.
- Drizzle dressing over rice and vegetable and fold gently to blend.
- This salad is great warm or cold. Add vegetables close to serving time, as the purple color of the rice will make the veggies purple too!