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Creole Fruited Rice Salad

Want a new fruit salad recipe? Try this Creole twist with a unique fruit and rice salad at your next barbecue, picnic or potluck. Start with Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix and top it off with apples, oranges, grapes and honey – sweet and savory in 25 minutes.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 25m

    Cook Time

  • 206

    Calories

  • 11

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

8

(3/4 cup)

Servings

  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Jambalaya Mix, Original
  • 1/4 cup poppy seed dressing
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup red grape halves Substitutions available
    • green grape halves
  • 1 apple, such as Red Delicious or Gala, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery

Instructions

  • Bring water and oil to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in Jambalaya Mix; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes

  • Spoon rice mixture into large bowl. Cool to room temperature. Fluff with fork

  • Meanwhile, mix poppy seed dressing, parsley, orange juice and honey in small bowl. Add fruit and celery to rice mixture; toss gently until mixed. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss gently. Serve immediately. Or, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve

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