Rice salad recipes: Salmon and brown rice salad

Rice salad recipes

34 Recipes

Rustle up a rice salad as a main or side dish. From rice tabbouleh to warm salads, using brown, white, short- or long-grain, browse our best recipes.

37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This summery recipe has the ideal combination of slow-releasing carbs, lean protein and heart-friendly fats

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
77 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This salad is packed with pulses and should be enough of a carb hit that you don’t need to serve potatoes as well

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant Persian side salad is studded with dried fruit, nuts and seeds and finished with crumbled feta - ideal to take along to a Christmas buffet

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Fermented miso soya bean paste adds an extra savoury hit to this nutritious rice dish topped with fiery chilli-fried prawns

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Low in fat and a great source of iron, this Japanese-inspired meal gets the 'superhealthy' tag

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These sticky chicken pieces with salsa and salad are perfect for easy yet glamorous entertaining

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use ready-roasted chicken to shred into your salad and pack up any leftovers for lunch the next day

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat spicy salad with Latin American flavours is packed with fresh vegetables for a filling lunch

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Kofta-style kebabs with feta, harissa and onion, served with a wholesome basmati rice flavoured with parsley and mint

50 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the contrasting flavours and textures of this vegetarian rice salad with nuts, feta cheese and sweet dressing

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for a casual get together and great for lunch the next day - if there's any left!

30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy vegetarian side that's perfect with spicy stews

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Reach into your storecupboard for pulses and sweetcorn to form the base for this simple side with hot, sweet dressing

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This colourful salad is a good way of getting lots of veggies and seeds into your childrens diet

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Inspired by the Vietnamese dish, Bun xao, this fresh-tasting salad has very little fat but is so satisfying

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A veggie treat, on the table in 20 minutes

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

A meat and dairy-free, Indian-inspired basmati rice dish with cauliflower, French beans, peas, potatoes, homemade curry paste and carrot salad

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack up this tasty rice salad for a healthy vegetarian lunch. It's full of fibre, folate and vitamin C and is topped with protein-rich boiled eggs

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a salad really summery

25 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the boring burger buns and try this easy side dish with burgers or chicken at your next barbecue

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Raid the fridge and rustle up this hearty yet healthy salad with pulses, nuts, tikka chicken and a mango curry dressing

40 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This recipe makes a wonderful dinner or lunch on the go. Make sure to chill the rice and chicken as soon as they're cool, then pack into containers

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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