Summer Crab Roll Rice Bowl

Perfect for hot summer days, this quick and easy rice bowl is a fresh and light meal that’s full of flavor. Try it with Minute® Ready to Serve Basmati Rice.

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Summer Crab Roll Rice Bowl

Cooking time PREP TIME 4 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 4 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 cup canned crab, drained
  • 2 tbsp chopped celery
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion
  • 2 tbsp ranch dressing
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced cucumber


  • On a hot summer day, nothing beats a Summer Crab Roll Rice Bowl. It’s packed with refreshing veggies, creamy ranch, and fragrant Basmati Rice.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a small bowl, toss together crab, celery, red onion, ranch dressing and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

    Step 3

  • Transfer rice to shallow bowl. Serve with crab mixture, tomatoes and cucumber

    Recipe Tips

    Substitute canned crab with cooked shrimp or imitation crab.

    Season crab mixture with 1/4 teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning or Cajun seasoning, if desired.

    Garnish with scallions, if desired.

Summer Seafood Dishes

With a little help from  Minute®, preparing meals with seafood can be quick and easy. When you want to skip the turf and head straight for the surf, consider any one of these seafood options.

Crab: Looking for another tasty summer crab salad? Our Creamy Avocado, Crab and Rice Salad is a great addition to any cookout menu!

Tuna: Keep cans of tuna stocked in the pantry or head to a reputable fishmonger for a tasty tuna meal. For a fast yet flavorful meal, take to the sea with this cheesy Seven Seas Casserole, made with cream of celery soup, onion, green peas and Cheddar cheese. Alternatively, toss cubed, sushi-grade tuna with sesame oil, Sriracha, avocado, and more, in this mouthwatering Tuna Poke Bowl.

Salmon: Loaded with veggies, this Southwest Barbeque Salmon and White Rice dish has tons of flavor and each and every drop is soaked up by fluffy Minute® Rice.

White Fish: Ever-versatile, flakey white fish melts in your mouth and is a cinch to prepare. For a simple yet satisfying meal, why not whip up this delicious White Fish with Bok Choy dish?

Other Meal Inspiration

If you’re not in the mood for seafood, try this Mexican Rice Recipe, instead.

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