Tropical Rice Salad

Tropical Rice Salad


Servings 6
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy

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4.3 based on 3 ratings.


  • 1 Tuna 400 grams
  • 1 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 2 1/2 Cups Water
  • 1 Red Capsicum diced
  • 4 Spring Onions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Fresh Mint chopped
  • 2 tbsp Orange Zest
  • 1/2 Pineapple skin removed and diced

Nutrition Information

Qty per
356g serve
Qty per
Energy 512cal 144cal
Protein 9.7g 2.7g
Fat (total) 37g 10g
 - saturated 5.5g 1.5g
Carbohydrate 39g 11g
 - sugars 24g 7g
Dietary Fibre 3.13g 0.88g
Sodium 40mg 11mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Tropical Rice Salad is a refreshing dish to go on your table either as a lunch, for BBQ or a side dish with your main dinner.

tropical rice salad


  1. Place rice and water in a large pot and bring to the boil.

  2. Simmer until holes appear then cover and remove from heat to cool.

  3. In a large bowl, combine rice, capsicum, pineapple, spring onions and tuna.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk oil, orange zest and juice and mint.

  5. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Pour over salad just before serving.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Tropical Rice Salad is Not suitable for freezing.
  • Is best made just before serving.
  • Replace the Tuna with Ham or Chicken
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