Wild rice salad

Wild rice salad

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(5 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4 - 6
A superhealthy vegetarian side that's perfect with spicy stews

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal130
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars16g
  • fibre4g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.38g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 250g pouch microwavable wild rice
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • small handful of sultanas
  • 3 carrots, grated



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…


  1. Heat rice according to pack instructions. Put onion and sultanas in a bowl and pour on boiling water to cover. Leave to stand 1 min, then drain and stir in rice and carrot.

  2. Mix in the lemon zest and juice, honey and seasoning, then serve.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (6)

russell_b21's picture

This was pretty yummy particularly with the big fat organic Crazy Jack raisins I put in!

jonthepower's picture

Yeah , brightens up rice a little bit no one like raisins do they ? :)

frankenbean's picture

lovely! i used basmati rice instead of wild rice and still delicious! definitely going into my binder.

jbinfrance's picture

I made this with a mixed wild rice and like lucy I added in dried cranberries with the sultanas. It was great, a really nice change with the harshness having been removed from the onions by the soaking.
Will definitely make again

lucyupinthesky's picture

Really nice! I used red rice instead of wild one and dried cranberries instead of raisins, everybody loved it!!

rubbishrecipe's picture

all i have got to say is
my little brother thought there was slugs in there...

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.


Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.


Discover the dates and details of all the BBC Good Food Shows.


See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at goodfoodchannel.co.uk

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.