Mandarin Rice Salad

posted by Connie 07-13-98 7:41 AM

Mandarin Rice Salad

3/4 cup MJB Quick Brown Rice, cooked according to pkg. directions, and cooled
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin orange segments, drained
1/3 cup chopped celery
2 Tbl. chopped green pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbl. lemon juice, divided
dash powdered ginger
2 to 3 avocados*

Combine the cooked and cold rice, orange segments, celery and green pepper. Mix mayo with 1 tbl. lemon juice and ginger. Blend lightly with rice mixture.

Cut avocados in halves lengthwise. Remove seeds and peel. Sprikle halves with remaining lemon juice and salt. Heap rice mixture in avocado halves and serve on lettuce.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

*If preferred, dice one avocado into rice mixture, and omit avocado halves. Serve salad in lettuce cups.

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