Forbidden Rice Salad with Blistered Greens and Miso Dressing

Forbidden Rice Salad with Blistered Greens & Miso Dressing

  • 50 mins preparation

  • 0 mins cooking

  • 4

For the salad:

  • 300g Black venus rice
  • 1.5 tbsps Rapeseed oil
  • 200g Tenderstem®
  • 150g Mangetout
  • 1/4 (around 200g) Shredded red cabbage
  • 150g Mixed radishes, topped, tailed and thinly sliced
  • 150g Defrosted edamame beans
  • 1 Avocado, cut into wedges at the last minute
For the dressing:
  • 60g Cashews
  • 1cm Peeled and roughly chopped ginger
  • 3½ tbsp White miso
  • 2 tbsp Rapeseed Oil
  • 3½ tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Brown rice syrup (or maple)
  • 1 tsp Salt

Method

  1. Place the rice in a large pan, cover with plenty of water and bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for 18 minutes until tender. Drain, using a sieve then place the sieve over the saucepan, cover with a tea-towel and leave to one side.
  2. Next, make the dressing. Place all the ingredients for the dressing in a blender with 100ml of water and blend. Leave to one side. Taste and adjust the salt, lemon or miso as you wish.
  3. For the vegetables, heat 1½ tablespoons of rapeseed oil in a large frying pan over a medium to high heat. Once hot add the Tenderstem® and cook for 2 minutes. Then add a splash of water (around 3 tablespoons), toss and cover with the lid. Cook for 5 minutes or until tender, then transfer to a plate. Add another drizzle of oil to the pan and when hot add the mangetout. Cook for a couple of minutes until nicely blistered then add to the plate.
  4. To assemble the salad, place the cooked rice in a large serving bowl. Layer over the red cabbage, Tenderstem® and mangetout, followed by the raw radishes, edamame and avocado. Drizzle over the dressing, mix and serve.
<p>Meera Sodha</p>

Meera Sodha

Cook and author of two best-selling cookbooks: Made in India and Fresh India.

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