← Back to Search Results
American
Fruity-Nutty Wild Rice and Turkey Salad Recipe-20705

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

As you can see from the picture in the photo insert, this is quite a festive dish. Wild rice, dense in flavor and texture, makes an ideal foil for juicy, sweet chunks of apple and orange—and cooked turkey, of course.

Yield: Serves 3 to 4

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups instant wild rice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 2¼ cups diced, cooked roast turkey
  • 2 navel oranges, peeled, halved horizontally, and separated into segments
  • 1 unpeeled Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup hazelnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup orange juice

Directions

Combine the rice, ¼ cups of water and the salt in a heavy 2-quart Dutch oven. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and reduce the heat so that the water simmers. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir well. Turn off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes.

While the rice is cooking, combine the turkey, oranges, apple, cranberries, and hazelnuts in a serving bowl.

In a small bowl, blend the mayonnaise and orange juice.

When the rice is done, drain off any unabsorbed liquid and toss it into the salad. Stir in the dressing and add salt to taste, if needed.

Notes

Other Ideas:

• Use chicken or ham instead of turkey.

• Add 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon, or ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro.

• Substitute 2 chopped pears for the apple.


© 2009 Lorna Sass

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 4 servings.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

549kcal (27%)
84mg (8%)
65mg (109%)
23mcg RAE (1%)
753mg
130mg
35g
22g
90mg (30%)
3g (14%)
22g (33%)
7g
58g
194mg (8%)
4mg (20%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?