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Thai Salad with Whole Grain Brown Rice & Chicken


Ginger, peanut butter and fresh basil give that 'Thai' feeling to this flavorful whole grain chicken salad.

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  • 1 1/2 cups UNCLE BEN’S® Whole Grain Brown Rice (uncooked)
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Poblano pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, cut into strips


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 50mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Cook the rice according to package directions, set aside and chill.

Whisk the peanut butter, vinegar, oil, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, and poblano peppers in a small bowl, set aside.

Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise before cutting them into 1/2-inch slices.

Combine the rice with cucumber, dressing, chicken and onion. Cover and chill.

Just before serving, toss salad with spinach and basil.

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