Asian Black Rice Salad
Riseria Campanini’s Black Venus Rice is extra nutritious because it is unprocessed.
Try it in this easy to prepare, fresh and flavorful salad.
2 tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 small garlic clove, minced fine
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1/3 cup Badia a Coltibuono Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 cups Campanini “Venere Nero” Black Venus Rice, cooked
2 cups shelled edamame, blanched, refreshed and drained
1 red bell pepper, diced
½ cup carrots, shredded on a grater or cut into fine julienne on a mandolin
2 scallions, white and green parts, finely sliced on a diagonal
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp sesame seeds
Handful fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
Whisk together the first 6 ingredients.
Drizzle the olive oil into the bowl while whisking vigorously until ingredients are well combined.
Mix together the rice and vegetables, in a capacious bowl.
Season with salt and pepper.
Toss the rice with the dressing until well coated.
Top with cilantro.
Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.