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How to make rice salad


L'rice salad it is the typical dish of the summer; it is fresh, light and its preparation is quick and easy. The rice salad is suitable for any occasion, especially for trips out of town. Here how to make rice salad, following our recipe step by step. The only recommendation is not to buy canned pickles, it would never be a tasty rice salad!

How to make rice salad, the necessary
Specific rice for salads
3 boxes of tuna of 80 grams
2 sachets of Wurstel
4 salad tomatoes
The cucumber
Green olives
Pine nuts
raisins
corn
Oil
salt
Lemon

How to make rice salad, the preparation

  1. Put the water to boil
  2. As soon as the water boils, pour in the rice and add the salt: the amount of rice to be cooked varies according to the number of people, however, about a pound per person is sufficient
  3. When the rice is ready, drain the rice and let it cool in a fairly large bowl at room temperature
  4. After about half an hour, proceed with the dressing
  5. Wash the tomatoes, cut into small pieces and pour into the bowl with the rice
  6. Peel the cucumbers, cut into small pieces and pour into the bowl
  7. Wash, pitted, chop the olives and pour into the bowl
  8. Pour the sausage cut into small pieces, the corn, a handful of raisins and pine nuts and mix
  9. Finally pour the tuna, add more oil, sprinkle a little lemon, being careful to recover the stones that fall inside, then mix everything well
  10. Put everything in the refrigerator and leave for at least 2 hours
  11. Take out at least 10 minutes before serving, giving a good stir.

How to make rice salad, useful tips

  • Choose rice that cooks well and allows you to keep the grains well separated: the various types of rice recommended are "fine" ones (for example Ribe, Veneria, S. Andrea), but also the arborio gives excellent results
  • Cook the rice in abundant salted water, keeping it al dente (maximum 15 minutes)
  • After draining the rice, pass it under cold water to stop cooking, then drain again

Video: Greek Rice Salad - Cuisinart 4 cup Rice Cooker (October 2020).