UPFRONT: A major component of this is a vinegar mint sauce such as Crosse and Blackwell. I don’t know of a substitute.
2 parts good chicken or turkey stock
1 part Basmati or long grain rice
1 part frozen green new peas
Lemon Mint Dressing (follows)
Toasted sunflower seeds, slivered almonds or pine nuts,
Optional chopped green onion, and/or cucumber and/or tomato
Cook rice in stock with peas. Toss with dressing and optional vegetables. CHILL. To serve, sprinkle with nuts.
Add chicken or seafood for a meal.
LEMON MINT DRESSING
In a small jar, shake:
3 Tbsp good olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp mint sauce
3 finely minced garlic cloves
Fresh ground black pepper
(Optional addition dried mint to taste)