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Forbidden Rice Salad - 3 cups

This black rice was once reserved only for the Emperor, forbidden to all others."


¾ cup (Rice Cooker) Forbidden Rice
¾ cup (standard liquid measure) and 3 tablespoons water
1 sweet potato (6 ounces), peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
Miso Dressing (recipe listed with Sauces and Dressings)
3 green onions (include 2-3 inches of green), trimmed and chopped
¼ cup dried cranberries
2 tablespoons toasted chopped pecans


Rinse and drain rice. Place in cooking bowl. Add water; turn Rice Cooker/Steamer on. Place sweet potato cubes in steaming tray. After 10 minutes of cooking, lift lid and place steaming tray on top of Rice Cooker Bowl, then cover immediately. Continue to cook until Rice Cooker switches to Warm cycle. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove steamer tray. Transfer rice to large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons Miso Dressing and toss gently. Let cool 10 minutes.
Add cooled sweet potato, green onions, dried cranberries, chopped pecans, and 1 to 2 more tablespoons Miso Dressing. Toss gently to combine and coat evenly with dressing. Add more dressing to taste if desired.

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Makes about 3 cups (6 servings)

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup), made with 4 tablespoons dressing: Calories 138 (33% from fat) • carb. 23g • pro. 2g • fat 5g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 97mg • calc. 5mg fiber 2g

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
8-Cup Rice Cooker

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