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Zesty Herb Rice Salad

Zesty Herb Rice Salad

Community Recipes: Zesty Herb Rice Salad by Charlotte Mei @thecharlottemei
Rice salad with Mediterranean-inspired flavours.
Recipe and images contributed by: Charlotte Mei (@thecharlottemei
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


For Rice

  • 3 rice-cup Uncooked rice
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 tbsp. Alchemy Fibre™ For Rice (approx. 45g)
  • Roasted almonds
  • ¼ Pumpkin seeds
  • ½ Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tbsp. Orange zest
  • 1 Large chili , sliced
  • ½ Small red onion , sliced
  • ¾ cup Fresh herbs (mint, basil, coriander etc)

For Dressing

  • 6 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. Apple cide vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Orange juice
  • 3 tsp. Honey
  • 2 Garlic , mince
  • ¼ tsp. Cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp. Ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. Ground coriander
  • Pepper and salt (to taste)


  • Cook the rice as you normally would, adding Alchemy Fibre™ For Rice into the cooking water. 
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing. Set aside. 
  • When the rice is done, fluff it up with a fork and while it’s still hot, add orange zest and mix up to combine. You can make it till this point and keep aside if you’re not serving it right away. Otherwise, continue by mixing in the dressings and topping it with pomegranate seeds, almonds, red onion, herbs and chilli.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve! 
Keyword Herb Rice, Mediterranean Cuisine