Apricot Chicken Rice Salad

This summer, why not head to your local farmer’s market for tasty seasonal fare at the peak of freshness?

Think outside the box with your farmer’s market finds, such as apricots, eggplant, asparagus and summer squash, by incorporating them in a healthy summer salad. Salads are quick and easy, require minimal cooking and are the perfect way to enjoy the simple tastes of summer.

Grab some apricots and try out the following recipe for Apricot Chicken Rice Salad with all-natural Texmati white rice.

Start to finish: 1 hour
Servings: 6

• 1/2 cup lime juice
• 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 3 tablespoons honey
• 1/4 teaspoon ginger
• 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and chopped
• 6 cups cooked Texmati Rice 
• 1 cup chopped dried apricots 
• 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
• 3/4 cup raisins

In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, honey and ginger; set aside. 

In a large bowl, combine chicken, rice, apricots, onions and raisins. Cover and chill about 1 hour. 

Just before serving, drizzle dressing over salad.


About rocharealestate
Sergio has been and is a dedicated, engaged, and committed member of the Charlotte community since relocating to the Charlotte area from Florida. He selfless has volunteered and continuos to volunteer his time to non-profit organizations in the area, such as; GenerationEngage, The Latin American Coalition, The Housing Foundation, and others. Sergio's gracious, humorous, yet consummately professional style distinguishes him as an outstanding Realtor. Sergio cares deeply about people and values relationships. You will enjoy working with him. * Member Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, NC Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, National Association of Hispanic Realtors. If you need assistance on any of the following: * Buyer or Seller representation * Foreclosures * New or Existing Home purchase * Townhomes/Condos * Investment property * Relocation * Listing your property for sale Do not hesitate to contact Sergio. You will be very satisfied.

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