Honey nectarine and haloumi salad

Make the most of juicy nectarines with this perfectly sweet and salty salad. Serve it as a side at your next get-together.

8

10m

Note: + chilling time

5m

Ingredients

  • 2 x 250g pkts Coles Microwave Black Rice
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • 4 white or yellow nectarines, stoned, cut into wedges
  • 200g haloumi, sliced
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/3 cup (45g) pistachios, coarsely chopped

Dukkah-tahini dressing

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tbs tahini
  • 1 tbs pistachio dukkah
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed

Method

STEP 1 

Heat the rice following packet directions. Spread over a large baking tray and place in the fridge to chill.

STEP 2

To make the dukkah-tahini dressing, place oil, lemon juice, tahini, dukkah, honey and garlic in a screw-top jar. Seal and shake until well combined. 

STEP 3 

Combine the oil, honey, garlic and chilli flakes, if using, in a large bowl. Season. Add the nectarine and haloumi. Toss to combine. 

STEP 4 

Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Cook the nectarine and haloumi for 1-2 mins each side or until lightly charred. 

STEP 5 

Combine the rice, chickpeas and half the dressing in a large bowl and toss to coat. Divide the rice mixture, haloumi, nectarine, radish, onion, mint, parsley and pistachio among serving plates. Drizzle with the remaining dressing to serve. 

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