Asian Shrimp and Rice Salad

You’ll love this easy-to-prepare, Asian Shrimp and Rice Salad made with Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice, sliced snow peas, grated carrots, shrimp and a zesty sesame ginger dressing!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced snow peas
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup (3 oz) cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp sesame ginger dressing


  • Need a quick lunch or dinner? We can help! All you need are a few minutes and a few simple ingredients to assemble this delicious Asian Shrimp and Rice Salad. You’ll love the savory taste of Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice combined with snow peas, carrots and shrimp all coated in a zesty sesame ginger dressing.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions and let cool.

    Step 2

  • Place snow peas in a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

    Step 3

  • Add carrot, shrimp and dressing. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds.

    Step 4

  • Fold in rice.

    Recipe Tips

  • If you don’t have snow peas or carrots on hand, use a mix of whichever fresh or frozen vegetables you have. Mushrooms, peas, corn or bell pepper would all work well here.

5 Minute Recipe

This is one of those simple, flavorful and portable, on-the-go recipes that you need in your back pocket for when life gets crazy. Need a bit of help menu planning lunches or dinners? This is the perfect recipe to add to the roster. The key to making this recipe so full of flavor, in minutes? We use Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice, which heats in just 90 seconds!

Take this dish with you to the office or school or enjoy it on-the-go. Once you have the ingredients on-hand, you can toss this together anytime. It’s perfect for meal prep but also easy to make on your lunch break if your busy schedule started early and you didn’t have time to pack anything in the morning. If you can’t find cooked shrimp in the store, swap in shredded rotisserie chicken for a chicken and rice twist.

Simple Dressing

A delicious and zesty dressing has the power to make or break the flavor in any rice bowl or salad. Use the time you saved by making this easy rice dish to prepare your own homemade sesame ginger dressing and save some for your next Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad.

Simply whisk together olive oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, a bit of sweetener (e.g. honey, maple syrup or agave nectar), garlic and ginger (freshly chopped or dried ground). With just 6 ingredients, you can make a delicious dressing to save in your fridge for a variety of other meals.

Other on-the-go Meals

Another great meal for if you are in a rush and don’t have much time to cook is our Cajun red beans and rice recipe. Or alternatively learn how to make this easy Fried Rice With Egg recipe. You can also check out this Mexican rice recipe.


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