Jasmine Rice with Ginger Soy Chicken

Enjoy the savory taste of chicken marinated in a blend of ginger, soy sauce and garlic served over fluffy jasmine rice.

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Jasmine Rice with Ginger Soy Chicken

Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 20 mins
Servings SERVES 8
Ready in TOTAL TIME 30 mins (+ 30 minutes marinating time)
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins (+ 30 minutes marinating time)


    • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    • 3 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
    • 2 tbsp canola oil, divided
    • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
    • 2 cups Minute® Jasmine Rice
    • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
    • 2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted


    • If you’ve got Asian cuisine on the brain, this Jasmine Rice with Ginger Soy Chicken created by Nettie Moore (Moore or Less Cooking) features amazing flavors that are sure to satisfy!

      Step 1

    • Whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and 1 tablespoon oil in a small bowl.

      Step 2

    • Place chicken thighs in a zip-top bag or shallow dish, cover with marinade. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 1 day.

      Step 3

    • Heat 1/2 teaspoon of oil in a large skillet set over medium heat.

      Step 4

    • Add 4 pieces of chicken and cook until brown on both sides and cooked through, 8-10 minutes. Place the cooked chicken on a clean plate. Repeat with remaining chicken.

      Step 5

    • Pour marinade into the skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and whisk until reduced to a thick glaze, about 2 minutes.

      Step 6

    • Meanwhile, heat rice according to package directions.

      Step 7

    • Remove skillet from heat and add chicken. Coat chicken with glaze.

      Step 8

    • Serve sliced chicken over rice, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.


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