It is believed that black rice contains free radical neutralising properties that will aid in faster muscle recovery, according to sports dietitian Cara A. Marrs, R.D.
The combination of black rice and salmon will allow you to push limits with faster recovery times, while the citrus juices combine for a zesty flavour. This light and low-calorie salad recipe will allow you to take to the trails sooner rather than later!
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- 55 grams sushi-grade salmon, cubed
- ¼ cup black rice, dry
- ¼ cup edamame, shelled
- ⅔ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- ¼ avocado, diced
- ¼ cup mango, diced
- ¼ cup cucumber, diced
- ½ spring onion, sliced
- 2 teaspoons cilantro
- A dash salt
- A pinch of sesame seeds, toasted
- 2 tablespoons lime-sesame dressing
Place salmon in a dish and cover with all 3 juices. Marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours, stirring every 2 hours. Prepare the rice. In a new bowl, mix the salmon, less the marinade, with the edamame, tomatoes, avocado, mango, cucumber, onions, cilantro, and salt. Place the mixture on a bed of black rice and finish the dish with the sesame seeds and dressing.