Coconut Sticky Rice with Chicken

Enjoy loads of flavor — and no hassle — for dinner tonight with this quick and easy Coconut Sticky Rice with Chicken, made with Minute® Instant White Rice.

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Coconut Sticky Rice with Chicken

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 2
Ready in TOTAL TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 10 mins


  • 1 cup Minute® White Rice
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp dry roasted peanuts, chopped


  • Treat yourself to this simple and delicious Coconut Sticky Rice with Chicken tonight! It packs all of your favorite sweet and tangy Asian flavors into one dish — and is ready in just 10 minutes!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, combine chicken, coconut milk, sweet chili sauce, lime zest and lime juice in a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes, or until heated through.

    Step 3

  • Serve chicken mixture over rice and top with peanuts.

    Recipe Tips

    This tasty recipe can be made with cooked shrimp instead of chicken, or with tofu, for a vegetarian option.

    If you’re a veggie-lover, feel free to add some of your favorite roasted veggies to this dish.

    If you’re looking for a whole-grain option, try making this recipe with our Minute® Instant Brown Rice.


Sweet and Tangy Sticky Rice

Here at Minute® Rice, we’re in the business of providing meal solutions for busy lifestyles with quality products and quick and easy recipes. We don’t believe you should forfeit flavor or quality just because your busy schedule doesn’t allow for a whole lot of time in the kitchen. Our recipe section contains many wonderful recipes inspired by cuisines from all over the world. If you’re in the mood for tasty Asian-inspired cuisine tonight, we’ve got the recipe for you!

This incredibly flavorful and extremely easy Coconut Sticky Rice with Chicken — made with Minute® Instant White Rice, coconut milk, lime juice, diced chicken, sweet chili sauce and crunchy roasted peanuts — is sure to please. The sweet notes of coconut milk combine with the zesty lime juice and sweet chili to create a simple, delicious sauce that brings the chicken and rice to life. Top with roasted peanuts for added texture, and serve with a wedge of lime on the side for a restaurant-style meal made right in your kitchen in 10 minutes!

Did we mention, that you won’t even need to touch your stove? That’s right, all of the cooking can be done in the microwave! Learn how you can cook your Instant Rice in the microwave for easier preparation.

More Microwave Recipes

At Minute® Rice, we have plenty of other recipes that don’t require you to use your stove or oven! You can make anything from a Microwave Egg Fried Rice recipe to a delicious Easy Rice Pudding. You’ll be amazed at all of the recipes you can bring to life with Minute® Rice!

If you have a little more time on hand (and don’t mind turning on the oven!) try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

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