Fragrant citrus brown rice with pecans by Samantha Gowing

Serves 4

2 cups of brown rice, well cooked
2 tablespoons macadamia oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon grated turmeric
1 cup celery, finely sliced
1 cup parsley, finely chopped
½ cup coriander, finely chopped
¼ cup dried cranberries  
Salt & pepper

¼ cup pecans, roughly chopped
Herbs and flowers  
Combine the first seven ingredients while the rice is still warm.  Then add the rest of the ingredients once the rice is cool.  Allow to stand for at least 30 minutes to let the flavours develop. Transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, herbs and flowers. 

Samantha is a chef and clinical nutritionist, she runs her business Gowings Food Health Wealth, a global wellness solutions company in Byron Bay. You can find more of her recipes at

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