Thai Sweet Chili Rice

Perfect for busy days on the run, this quick Thai-style veggie and chicken rice is sweet, spicy and tangy.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 4 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro Lime Rice
  • 1/2 cup pre-shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup pre-shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup cooked shelled edamame
  • 1/4 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 2 tbsp Thai sweet chili sauce


  • With simple and tasty ingredients, you can make a Thai-inspired meal in minutes! Start with a base of microwavable Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro Lime Rice, stir in your mix-ins and enjoy, it’s as simple as that.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Top with cabbage, carrots, edamame and chicken.

    Step 3

  • Drizzle with Thai chili sauce.

    Recipe Tip

    As a variation, substitute store-bought cooked shrimp for chicken.

On-the-go Meals

Don’t settle for eating fast food or takeout when you’re on the go and feeling hungry! Minute® Ready to Serve Rice is the ideal pantry staple for a filling meal base. All you need to do is heat it in the microwave for 60-90 seconds, stir in tasty ingredients and you’re set.

This simple recipe combination is a perfect addition to your list of savory stir-in ideas. Starting with our Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro Lime Rice, just mix in a few crunchy vegetables, sweet chili sauce and rotisserie chicken. You can even switch it up by substituting in shrimp or another protein and drizzle over a different topping like peanut sauce or maybe spicy hot sauce.

There are also different varieties of rice to use like our Minute® Ready to Serve Rice with Garlic and Olive Oil or something more whole grain like Brown Rice and Quinoa. There are plenty of tasty meal ideas you can make in the microwave using only a few ingredients. If you are looking for a quick dinner meal idea try our cheesy chicken and broccoli.

International Flavors

Adding a bit of international flavor to your meals can be hassle-free. This recipe uses Thai sweet chili sauce with crunchy vegetables like edamame and carrots with cilantro and lime rice for a tasty combination. With only a few additional ingredients you can add new flavors to all of your meals. Take a look at our meal ideas for preparing easy international-inspired flavors.

If you’re craving something a bit more closer to home, try a red bean and rice recipe that is Inspired by the Lousiana classic.

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