Thai Tofu and Rice Salad

Try this Thai Tofu and Rice Salad, a vegetarian creation made with flavorful peanut sauce, fresh mint, veggies and our zesty Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 3 mins


  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp peanut sauce
  • 2 tbsp diced water chestnuts
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 small Thai chili, stemmed, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (3 oz) firm, seasoned tofu, crumbled


  • Add another vegetarian option to your Meatless Monday roster with this easy and delightful Thai Tofu Rice Salad. With the right mix of sweet, savory and fragrant flavors, it’s sure to impress at first bite!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine bell peppers, peanut sauce, water chestnuts, fresh mint, chili, if using and green onions in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

  • Stir to mix well.

    Step 4

  • Fold in tofu and rice.

    Recipe Tips
    If you prefer, substitute the tofu in this recipe with the same amount of pulled chicken or coconut-seared shrimp.

Tasty Thai, In Minutes

Love Asian food, but anxious to break away from Classic Fried Rice? This irresistible Thai Tofu and Rice Salad is made with fresh and flavorful ingredients, takes just minutes to prepare and is 100% vegetarian. Once you make it, you’ll realize just how easy Thai can be!

Whether you’re new to Thai-style recipes or are a pad-Thai expert, this Thai Tofu and Rice Salad is a breeze to make. Start off by heating our microwavable rice cup, combine the ingredients and toss in the dressing until thoroughly combined. Our Minute® Ready to Serve Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice gives this dish, or any, a perfect boost of flavor. In this Thai-style creation, we use our cilantro and lime rice to round out the other flavors  — fragrant fresh herbs, creamy peanut sauce and seasoned tofu.

So Fresh, So Clean, So Veggie

Simple ingredients make this quick recipe straightforward and easy to prepare. Enjoy the crunchy water chestnuts, red bell pepper, refreshing mint leaves and green onion in this filling, healthy dish.