Zesty Asian Chicken Rice Salad

Shake up your lunch routine with this Zesty Asian Chicken Rice Salad made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice and ready in just 15 minutes!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 1 cup Minute® Brown Rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded, cooked chicken
  • 1 bag (12 oz) broccoli slaw
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves


  • Say goodbye to bland and boring lunches with this flavor-packed Zesty Asian Chicken Rice Salad loaded with chicken, crunchy broccoli slaw and chopped red bell pepper in a sweet and tangy dressing.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Allow to cool.

    Step 2

  • In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and sugar. Whisk together until sugar dissolves.

    Step 3

  • Add chicken, broccoli slaw, bell pepper and cooled rice. Toss to combine ingredients. Top with cilantro.

    Recipe Tips

    This versatile salad can be easily tweaked to your liking by adding or substituting ingredients. If you like things with a bit of heat, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of Sriracha sauce to the dressing. If you’re not a fan of broccoli, try this recipe with regular coleslaw.

    For a fun twist, use this recipe as a tasty filling for lettuce wraps using fresh lettuce leaves.

A Salad that Fills You Up

A colorful meal brimming with bold flavors doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming to make. Here at Minute® Rice, we understand how busy life can get and we know that quality meals can seem out of reach on busy days. We invite you to try any of our quick and easy recipes for high quality, satisfying meals that fit your busy lifestyle.

A perfect example is this delicious Zesty Asian Chicken Rice Salad made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice. Loaded with shredded chicken, creamy broccoli slaw and chopped red bell pepper, this zesty salad comes together beautifully with a sweet and tangy sauce made with soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and sugar. Say goodbye to unsatisfying salads that leave you hungry in an hour. This salad’s whole grain rice base and hefty dose of protein and nutrients will keep you full for hours so you can power through your day.