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3 cups of cooked and cooled brown rice
1 400g can no-added-salt black beans, drained & rinsed
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 avocado, chopped
1 cup canned or frozen corn kernels, defrosted
½ bunch coriander, finely sliced
1 lemon, juiced
3 spring onions, finely sliced
2 tbsp sunflower oil
½ red chilli, deseeded & diced (optional)

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Cherry tomatoes
1 tomato, chopped
Spring onion
1/4 red onion, finely diced
Black beans
Kidney beans or chickpeas
Fresh chilli
Chilli flakes



Step 1
In a large bowl, toss all the ingredients together.

Serving suggestion: top each bowl with a few slices of poached chicken breast. 

Food safety tip: if you are packing for lunch, rice salad needs to be kept cold so pack an ice brick. 




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