Exotic rice salad Mashed polenta with fake sauce

L’rice salad and the summer dish for excellence. Simple to prepare, it can be customized with an infinite number of ingredients, like in this one exotic rice salad, which not only recalls the summer, but makes us imagine being catapulted into a tropical beach. A easy recipe And at the same time creative, thanks to the fresh shrimp mix, pineapple, papaya, avocado And melon.

For less classic combinations, in fact, rice can be combined with shellfish and fruit as in rice salad, shrimp and green apples or mixed with meat and spices as in rice and chicken salad with ginger and saffron.

In any case, for a rice salad to be successful, the secret is one: the grains of rice they must have a good consistency even after cooking and must not stick together. There are many varieties that have these characteristics: for this dish we have chosen a White rice, as the Carnaroli, but Venus rice is also an excellent alternative, as in Venus rice salad.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Nicoise rice salad, Rice salad, clams and cherry tomatoes, Rice salad with cherry tomatoes, feta and olives

Preparation time
20 min
Cooking time

15 min – 18 min



How to prepare: Exotic rice salad

Preparation Exotic Rice Salad - Step 1

Preparation Exotic Rice Salad - Step 1

The first thing to do in preparing the exotic rice salad is to cook the rice. Boil it in abundant salted boiling water for the time indicated on the package. Drain it al dente and put it to cool on a clean cloth. In the meantime, devote yourself to the fruit: peel and remove the seeds and filaments from the melon and papaya and reduce the pulp into chunks.

Preparation Exotic Rice Salad - Step 2

Preparation Exotic Rice Salad - Step 2

Also cut the pineapple into chunks and season with a little freshly ground pepper. Peel the avocado, cut the pulp into cubes, put it in a bowl and season with a tablespoon of oil, a tablespoon of lemon juice, a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper. When the rice is cold, transfer it to a serving dish (or in a salad bowl).

Preparation Exotic rice salad - Step 3

Preparation Exotic Rice Salad - Step 3

Compose the exotic rice salad by adding the shrimp first. Season with three tablespoons of oil and the remaining lemon juice and mix. Then add the fruit: pineapple, papaya, melon and avocado and mix again. exotic rice salad is ready to be served.


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