Turkey Rice Salad

Recipe taken from The Ultimate Christmas Cookbook.

A delicious crunchy salad to use up leftover turkey during the holiday festivities.

Serves: 8

225g (8oz) brown rice, 50g (2oz) wild rice, 2 red dessert apples, quartered, cored and chopped, 2 celery sticks, coarsely sliced, 115 (4oz) seedless grapes, 45ml (3 tbsp) lemon or orange juice, 150ml (¼ pint) this mayonnaise, 350g (12oz) cooked turkey, chopped, Salt and freshly ground black pepper, Frilly lettuce leaves, to serve


  1. Cook the brown and wild rice in boiling salted water for 25 minutes or until tender. Rinse under cold running water and drain.
  2. Turn the well-drained rice into a large bowl and add the apples, celery and grapes. Beat the lemon or orange juice into the mayonnaise, season with salt and pepper and pour over the rice.
  3. Add the turkey and mix well to coat with the lemon or orange mayonnaise.
  4. Arrange the frilly lettuce leaves over the base and around the sides of a warmed serving dish and spoon the rice on top.

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