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Cowgirl Salad

Guest recipe by Ghana Kitchen.

Ghana Kitchen Tropical Sun Golden Sella Rice Cowgirl Salad Recipe

Serves: 2-4 | Prep: 30 minutes | Difficulty: Easy | Suitability: Vegetarian

A fresh and nutritious salad, perfect for meal preps or as a side dish, Ghana Kitchen's Cowgirl Salad balances sweet, salty, spicy and zesty all at once! Quick and easy to prepare, it is a great way of getting a balance of protein, healthy fats and carbs into your diet, harnessing plant power to its fullest. 


2 cups (400g) cooked Tropical Sun Golden Stella Rice

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 scotch bonnet pepper, diced

½ English cucumber, diced

1 x 400g can sweet corn, drained

1 x 400g can Tropical Sun Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed

1 small red onion, diced

½ bunch of coriander or parsley, roughly chopped

1/4 cup (57g) lime juice (plus more to taste)

1/3 cup (76g) olive oil

1 tbsp Tropical Sun 100% Natural Honey

1/4 tsp Tropical Sun Smoked Paprika 

¼ tsp Tropical Sun Cayenne Pepper 

1/2 tsp Tropical Sun Cumin Powder 

1/2 tsp Tropical Sun Garlic Powder 

3/4 tsp sea salt

Ground alligator pepper or black pepper (to taste) 


  1. Place rice into a pot on the hob on medium/ high heat and add 4 cups of water. Allow to boil and then turn the heat off and add the lid.  Allow to cook in its steam for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool.
  2. Add the rice, bell pepper, scotch bonnet pepper, cucumber, corn, beans, red onion and coriander into a mixing bowl. Mix all together, then add in the lime juice, olive oil, honey, spices, salt and pepper and mix together.
  3. Serve and enjoy! 

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