Oriental Rice Salad

1/3 c wild rice
1/3 c brown rice
1 1/2 c water
3 T teriyaki sauce
2 t sesame oil
2 t honey
1/4 t red pepper flakes
1/3 c grated carrot

Plus add to taste your choice of :

fresh snap peas, chopped red pepper, fresh peas, fresh chives, scallion, tofu
Rinse wild rice in a colander under cold water.  Combine with brown rice and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 45 to 50 minutes until all water is absorbed and rice is tender.    Remove from heat.

Combine liquid ingredients and red pepper flakes in a screw-top jar and mix well.

Transfer rice to a serving bowl, stir in carrots and toss with dressing.  Cover and chill for at least two hours before serving.

Once chilled, toss the mixture with the other fresh vegetables and the chopped peanuts and serve.

Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens Vegetarian Cooking for Today, 1993 page 122.


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