Wild Rice Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup uncooked wild rice

Seasoned salt, optional

2 cups cooked chicken, diced

1 1/2 cups green grapes, halved

1 cup sliced water chestnuts, drained

3/4 cup light mayonnaise

1 cup cashews, optional

Lettuce leaves

Instructions: Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt or substitutings seasoned salt if desired. Drain well; cool to room temperature. Spoon into a large bowl; add chicken, grapes,water chestnuts and mayonnaise. Toss gently with a fork. Cover and chill. Just before serving, add cashews if desired. Serve on lettuce leaves or line a bowl with lettuce leaves and fill with salad.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without cashews or additional salt) equals 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 fat; also, 318 calories, 229 mg sodium, 38 mg cholesterol, 40 gm carbohydrate, 19 gm protein, 10 gm fat.

Serves: 6

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