2) Meanwhile, combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake well. Refrigerate until ready to use.
3) In a large bowl, combine the rice, artichoke hearts, peas, green pepper, green onions, tomatoes, reserved marinade and half of the dressing. Toss well. Cover and chill or eat at room temperature.
Just before serving, toss salad again and taste. Add some of the remaining dressing, if desired. Sprinkle with the almonds and serve.