Avoid another boring lunch with this vibrant and delicious Chicken Caprese and Strawberry Rice Salad with Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice.
This colorful salad is not only refreshingly delicious, it’s also incredibly easy to make using rotisserie-style cooked chicken and a simple balsamic vinaigrette.
Prepare rice according to package directions. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, whisk together oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, thyme, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add cooled rice, chicken, strawberries and mini mozzarella balls. Toss gently.
Stir in arugula, basil and walnuts.
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If you find yourself eating the same lunch salad every day because it’s the only thing you have time to make, this week treat yourself to something better! This quick and easy Chicken Caprese and Strawberry Rice Salad, made with Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice, is sure to wake up your taste buds.
Made with cooked, rotisserie-style chicken, fresh arugula, basil, strawberries, mini mozzarella balls and a simple balsamic vinaigrette, this tasty salad is hassle-free. It also takes just minutes to make and is a hearty meal, thanks to the addition of Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice and perfectly cooked chicken.
You can make this salad as is, or customize it to your tastes and what you have on hand. Use mozzarella pearls or cubed, fresh mozzarella in place of mini mozzarella balls if easier to find at your local grocer store. The results will be the same! You could also try a whole grain version of this delicious recipe by using Minute® Instant Brown Rice instead of the jasmine rice.
Have lots of leftover chicken in the fridge? Use it to add a protein punch to our classic Microwave Egg Fried Rice.
If you are looking for a vegetarian dinner option, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.