Black Rice, Avocado and Smoked Salmon Salad - Recipe
In ancient China, black rice (or forbidden rice) was a food reserved to Emperors. In this recipe, the nutty flavor of the black rice is combined with creamy avocados and flavored smoked salmon to prepare a yummy, healthy and delicious summer rice salad.
- Level: Easy
- Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Total time: 90 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings
In a large pot bring to boil 1 quart of water. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and the rice and boil for 35-40 minutes.
In the meantime, cube the avocados and transfer them in a large bowl. Sprinkle the avocados with the juice from 2 limes to keep them from turning brown.
Cut in pieces the smoked salmon and add it to the bowl together with the avocado.
When the rice is fully cooked, drain it and let cool.
Mix the rice with the avocados and the smoked salmon.
Season with salt, extra virgin olive oil and chopped mint.
Transfer in the fridge and keep cool until served.