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Black Rice Mango Salad

This refreshing Black Rice Mango Salad is loaded with antioxidants and various flavors. Its perfectly satisfying and very easy to assemble.
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword black rice and mango salad, black rice mango salad, black rice salad, mango rice salad, mango salad, mango salad recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 319kcal
Author Gunjan


  • 2 cups forbidden black rice (cooked and cooled)
  • 1 1/2 cups ripe mango chunks
  • 1 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt or per taste
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper


  • Cook black rice as per the package instructions.
  • In a salad bowl combine all the ingredients and mix very well.
  • Let it stand for 2 minutes before serving.


  • Lemon zest and lemon juice can also be used if desired.
  • Make sure to follow the package instructions for cooking black rice properly.
  • Fresh or frozen mango chunks can be used.
  • Do not use pickled jalapeno or else the salad with become sour. I used fresh jalapeno peppers.
  • If jalapeno peppers are not available green chilies can also be used.
  • This recipe tastes best when served immediately. 


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg