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Spicy Thai Chicken and Brown Rice Bowls

Spicy Thai Chicken and Brown Rice Bowls

One pot, easy and delicious Thai-style spicy rice with toasted peanuts, fresh basil and dried Thai chili.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time34 mins
Total Time49 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: thai rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 274kcal


  • 1 tbsp Sunflower Oil or Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • ¼ tsp Morton Kosher Salt
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • ½ tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 Thai Bird Chile
  • 1 tsp Morton Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper, Freshly Ground
  • 1 cup Jasmine Rice
  • 1 Lemon
  • ¼ cup Chopped Roasted Unsalted Peanuts
  • 4 Basil Leaves
  • ¼ cup Chopped Cilantro


  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan or pot with a fitted lid.
  • Add onions and season with pinch of kosher salt; cook for 2 minutes, or until translucent.
  • Stir in garlic and ground ginger; cook for 20 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Stir in chopped chili and add water; season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Add the rice, stir once, and bring to a boil again.
  • Cover with a lid and reduce heat to a simmer; continue to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes with the lid still on.
  • Remove lid and stir in lemon juice.
  • Garnish with prepared peanuts, basil, and cilantro.
  • Serve.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories274
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Sodium 8mg 1%
  • Potassium 190mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g 15%
    • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 12g 24%

  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 23%
  • Calcium 3%
  • Iron 4%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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