Fruit Rice Salad


A refreshing salad made with fresh fruit, almonds, whipped cream, and coconut. Serve it for dessert too!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

  • ½ cup sliced strawberries

  • ¼ cup sliced fresh peaches

  • 1 cup uncooked white rice

  • cup golden raisins

  • cup flaked coconut

  • cup heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 pinch salt

  • ¼ cup slivered almonds

  • 12 leaves lettuce

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds


  1. In a saucepan bring salted water to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer--without stirring--for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and chill until cold.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together pineapple, strawberries, peaches, a heaping cup of the cold rice, raisins and coconut. Set aside.

  3. In a separate large bowl, whip together cream, sugar, vanilla, ginger and salt until stiff. Fold in rice mixture, and stir in 1/4 cup slivered almonds.

  4. Spoon mixture onto lettuce leaf beds, and sprinkle each portion with 1/4 cup sliced almonds.

Cook's Note:

This salad is delicious made with either white or brown rice. You may substitute pears for the peaches, as well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

395 Calories
17g Fat
57g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 395
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 365mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.