Delicious Fried Rice Salad

5 from 2 votes

This Asian inspired Fried Rice Salad is absolutely delicious! Just a handful of ingredients with a superb sesame oil dressing.

fried rice salad

The idea of making a salad using cooked and chilled brown rice really intrigued me. The original recipe asked for ingredients I didn’t have on hand so I decided to take some liberties with this Delicious Fried Rice Salad.

fried rice salad

All the ingredients in this recipe include all the usual suspects except the Sugar Snap Peas. I think this is the first time I make a salad with this awesome vegetable.

Times 2 for the Kale. I’ve had a Kale smoothie before and a Kale salad from a restaurant but this is the first time I have made something with both ingredients.

fried rice salad

I will leave it up to you on how to make your brown rice but I love making rice in my Instant Pot. It can be a little tricky but once you get the hang of it, it’s so easy to make!

Instead of the sweet corn I used in this recipe, you can substitute for baby corn which will give this salad a different appearance without changing the flavor.

sesame oil
Sesame Oil

One of these days I am also going to make this salad with some chopped grape tomatoes. Tomatoes aren’t used very often in Asian cuisine but I think they would add a bit of color and flavor to this wonderful friend rice salad.

fried rice salad

A super healthy alternative is my Carrot Apple and Walnut Salad. Super easy to make with simple ingredients.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Fried Rice Salad recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Rice Wine Vinegar, Sesame Oil, Soy Sauce, Fresh Ginger, Brown Rice, Kale, Snap Peas, Cucumbers, Baby Corn, Green Onions and Fresh Cilantro.

  1. In a small bowl, combine the rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and ginger. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooled brown rice, kale, peas, cucumbers, corn, green onions, and cilantro.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.

Printable Recipe Card

fried rice salad

Delicious Fried Rice Salad

This Asian inspired Fried Rice Salad is absolutely delicious! Just a handful of ingredients with a superb sesame oil dressing.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 8
Calories 333 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing

Ingredients
 

Dressing Ingredients
  • ¼ Cup Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Ginger, minced
Salad Ingredients
  • 3 Cups Brown Rice, cooked & chilled
  • 2 Cups Kale, sliced
  • 2 Cups Sugar Snap Peas, chopped
  • 1 Cup Cucumber, chopped
  • 1 Cup Corn, chopped
  • ½ Cup Green Onions, sliced
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped

Instructions
 

Make the Dressing
  • In a small bowl, combine the rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and ginger. Set aside.
Make the Salad
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooled brown rice, kale, peas, cucumbers, corn, green onions, and cilantro.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 138mgPotassium: 409mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2098IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 66mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Christine says:

    This fried rice salad is to die for. Served it with company and everyone loved it. Thanks chef.

5 from 2 votes (1 rating without comment)

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