Fruity rice with toasted cashews

Fruity rice with toasted cashews

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 6
Make this rice salad a day ahead so the flavours can infuse

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal418
  • fat11g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs76g
  • sugars20g
  • fibre2g
  • protein9g
  • salt1.19g
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  • 100g cashew nuts



    The seeds from the 'Cashew Apple' - a tree which bears bright orange fruit and is native…

  • 600g cooked basmati rice, cooled (about 400g/14oz uncooked)
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • juice ½ lemon



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


  1. Whisk together the dressing ingredients, season, then set aside. Heat a small nonstick pan and put in the cashew nuts, stirring for a few mins, until starting to brown.

  2. Toss the rice, peppers, onion and most of the cashews together, then gently fold in the dressing. Chill for up to a day, then scatter with the remaining cashews before serving.

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Comments (7)

cocovanilla's picture

My boyfriend loved it and I thought it was a great dish, even though I forgot the herbs. I didn't see that it was supposed to cool and be served cold, but it was nice anyway!

dlfinnigan's picture

Best ever rice dish for bbqs. Love the mango!

amandak88's picture

BEWARE - this recipe isn't printed can it be fruity when there is no fruit listed in the ingredients?? They've missed off the sultanas!!

kirstyfood's picture

everyone loves this - made several times for bbq's, parties and packups!

kirstyfood's picture

everyone loves this - made several times for bbq's, parties and packups!

amandak88's picture

Excellent! This is a firm family favourite, although I have to admit leaving out the cashews. The children have whats left in their lunchboxes the next day - they love it!

elisabethb's picture

seriously good, always a favourite at bbq's

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