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Rice salad with Chicken - Summer classic

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, giardiniera, Italian recipe, rice, salad, summer recipe, summer rice recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 577 kcal


  • 1 chicken 1 whole roasted chicken
  • 2 cups rice 2 cups Uncle Ben's rice
  • 7 tablespoons olive oil 6 to 7 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 to 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 16 ounces Giardiniera 1 16 ounces jar Giardiniera
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  1. In a large pot with salted water cook the rice until still has a light bite when tasted.

  2. Place in a small bowl the Giardiniera vegetables cut in small pieces.

  3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and mix. Let it set for 10 minutes.

  4. When the rice has cool down add the pieces of chicken, the Giardiniera and the olive oil. Blend well and add vinegar ½ teaspoons at a time and taste in between. It should not be overpowered by vinegar.

  5. Chill before serving if time permitting.

Nutrition Facts
Rice salad with Chicken - Summer classic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 577 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 175mg8%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 78g26%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.