Sesame Brown Rice Salad with Shredded Chicken and Peanuts
Yields: 4 servings Prep: 15 min
1 cup long-grain brown rice
1 cup shredded cooked chicken breast
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/3 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, divided
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
4 tsp canola oil
1 tsp dark sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Transfer rice to a large bowl; fluff with a fork. Cool. Add chicken, carrot, onions, 2 Tbsp peanuts, 2 tsp cilantro and salt to rice; toss to combine.
Combine juice and remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle oil mixture over rice mixture; toss to combine. Place 1 and 1/2 cup salad on each of four plates. Sprinkle each serving with 1 and 1/2 tsp remaining peanuts and 1/4 tsp remaining cilantro.
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