Rice Salad with Fruit and Nut

A light rice salad packed full with nuts, a perfect addition to the table at a BBQ.

  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • 15mins/1 hour


  • 120g Buchanans sultanas
  • 60g Buchanans currants
  • 200ml Fruit Juice (Apple/Orange/etc)
  • 275g Buchanans brown rice, cooked and well drained
  • 60g Buchanans cashew nuts, chopped
  • 60g Buchanans shelled walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cucumber, cubed
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 3 tbsps lemon juice
  • pinch of salt and pepper


  1. Place the sultanas and currants into a bowl and add 200ml Fruit Juice. Allow the fruit to stand in the juice for 1 hour to plump up then drain.
  2. Mix together the rice, nuts, cucumber and soaked fruit in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Dressing: Put the olive oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper into a jug and mix thoroughly until thickened.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad, and mix together thoroughly, to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated.