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Cucumber Rice Salad

The Texas heat can make the most loyal Texas tailgaters hot and tired.  Sometimes you want something that is light and refreshing, yet still filling.  This Cucumber Rice Salad is a perfect option to accompany any tailgate or picnic.

Cucumber Rice Salad
Serves 8
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Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
  1. 1 Shallot, small
  2. 3 tbsp. White Wine Vinegar
  3. 1 tbsp. Lime zest
  4. 2 tbsp. Lime juice
  5. 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  6. 1 tsp. Honey
  7. 1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  8. 4 cup Cooked rice, that has been chilled (Basmati or Jasmine both work great)
  9. 2 cup Sliced napa cabbage
  10. 1 1/2 cup Sliced cucumber
  11. 1 cup Chopped red bell pepper
  12. 1/2 cup Sliced green onion
  13. 1/2 cup Mint
  14. 1/3 cup Chives
  15. 1/3 cup Parsley
  1. Mix shallot, vinegar, lime zest and juice, dijon mustard and honey in a bowl together. Stir in the olive oil until everything is blended together. Add the remaining ingredients and toss together. Cover and chill up to 4 hours.
  1. This recipe is great for tailgating because it can me made 100% in advance of the big game day.
Adapted from Southern Living
Adapted from Southern Living
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