Forbidden Black Rice Salad Recipe

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Forbidden Black Rice Salad

Penny Hall


Found this recipe at Lotus Foods. Black Rice was a "forbidden dish" for Emperors of China. The rice is fabled to promote longevity and increased health. Dr. Oz promotes it on his show.
Recipe by Mitch Madoff, Whole Foods Market, NYC Commissary/Deli. This is Whole Foods Market, New York City best selling salad!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
20 Min


•2 cups organic forbidden rice® or forbidden rice®
•3 1/2 cups water
•2 tbls tamari
•3 tbls sesame oil
•1 pound roasted diced sweet potatoes
•3/4 cup diced red peppers
•3/4 cup diced yellow peppers
•1/2 bunch sliced scallions


1Bring rice, water and pinch of salt to a quick bowl, cover and lower heat to a simmer for 30 minutes. Let rice sit while you whisk together sesame oil and tamari. While rice is still warm toss in the sesame oil and tamari mixture. Let cool, then add sweet potatoes, red peppers, yellow peppers, scallions, and salt, pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Other Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy