Thai Tuna Rice Salad

Faster than calling for takeout, this speedy tuna salad delivers Thai flavors in a snap. Make it more satisfying with our Minute® Multi-Grain Medley Rice Cups.

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Thai Tuna Rice Salad

Cooking time PREP TIME 4 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
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PREP TIME 4 mins
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  • 1 Minute® Multi-Grain Medley Rice Cup
  • 1 pouch or can (3 oz) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 3 tbsp Thai-style dressing or peanut sauce, divided
  • 1 cup shredded Napa cabbage
  • 1 tbsp torn fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped peanuts


  • Prepare your own crunchy, Thai-inspired salad with our hearty rice and grain blend, Napa cabbage, tuna and your choice of peanut sauce or Thai dressing. Don’t forget to garnish it with fresh cilantro and extra peanuts for the ultimate blend of flavors and textures.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Toss together rice, tuna and 2 tablespoons of dressing in a small bowl.

    Step 3

  • Toss cabbage with remaining dressing in a separate bowl and transfer to a plate. Spoon rice mixture over top of cabbage.

    Step 4

  • Garnish salad with cilantro and peanuts.

    Recipe Tip

    Substitute pre-shredded coleslaw or broccoli slaw mix for Napa cabbage, if desired.

Home-Style Chef

You don’t have to be a professional chef to prepare dishes with chef-like flavors at home! Take this recipe, for example. With a delicious combination of Thai-inspired ingredients, it has unbeatable flavor. It’s also incredibly simple to put together in just 5 minutes!

Follow our ingredient instructions for a tasty rice salad for one, or make this dish to share by doubling or tripling the ingredient amounts. With lots of crunchy textures, sweet, savory and tangy flavors, you’ll want to enjoy this recipe on repeat! And, the delicious dressing will help convince everyone — even the picky eaters at home — to eat their vegetables!

Continue exploring other easy, international-inspired meal ideas in our recipe section. Next, try Red Beans and Rice.

Pantry Dressing

Having a bottle of your favorite dressing on hand can upgrade any meal. Adding a drizzle of your dressing of choice can add loads of flavor to this dish or other rice salads.

Not sure what to do with your extra sauce? Use it in other recipes! Use extra peanut sauce or Thai dressing for this Thai Peanut Chicken with Jasmine Rice or a Thai Tofu and Rice Salad. Looking for a no fuss meal? Try our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.

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