Rice, Apple and Egg Salad

Serves: 4-6

Cooking time : 30 minutes

Hint: Enjoy as a complete meal or as a side dish at a braai.


  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 apples, peeled and cubed
  • 6 eggs, hard boiled, peeled and cubed(See The perfect boiled egg)
  • 200 ml mayonnaise
  • 100 ml plain yoghurt or cream
  • 10 ml mild curry powder
  • lemon zest and chopped, fresh, bright green herbs for extra flavouring


  • Place the cold cooked rice in a mixing bowl. Drizzle apple cubes with lemon juice to prevent discolouration.
  • Mix the apple cubes in with the rice. Gently mix in the egg cubes.
  • Mix the mayonnaise, yoghurt and curry powder together and moisten the rice mixture with the sauce.
  • Garnish the salad with lemon zest and fresh herbs.