Thai Rice Salad


This popular dish delivers on Thai food taste without the mystery of trying to figure out what’s in take-out. The dressing is worth the extra effort.

Visit our Zone Pasta section to order Zone PastaRx Orzo.

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Yield1 Serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • heaping 1/4 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
  • 1/3 lb Asparagus - cut into small pieces on the diagonal
  • 2 Scallions - cut into small pieces on the diagonal
  • 1/4 cup Grated carrot
  • 1 cup Baby bok choy - chopped
  • 2 tbsps Fresh cilantro - chopped
  • 2 tbsps Fresh basil - chopped
  • Dressing:
  • 1 1/2 tsps Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tsps Fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp Thai Kitchen fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp A Taste of Thai Sweet Red Chili Sauce
  • 1 tsp Ginger root - grated
  • to taste Cayenne pepper
Calories 318
Total Fat 10g
Carbohydrates 37g
Fiber 7g
Protein 20g


  1. Prepare Zone orzo according to package directions.
  2. Add cut asparagus for the last 1-2 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water to stop cooking, then drain again.
  3. When the orzo and asparagus have cooled, add to a bowl large enough to hold everything.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients excluding dressing ingredients and toss.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk all the dressing ingredients together and pour over “rice” bowl.