Looking for a healthy meal or snack on a time crunch? With our microwavable rice packets that are ready in about 90 seconds flat, you can whip up hearty, wholesome meals faster than ever.
All-Natural Goodness in Every Grain
Many of our best-loved rice products are sustainably sourced from small farming communities around the world. They’re minimally processed to retain more nutrition and are never packaged with preservatives or artificial additives.
Top Microwavable Rice Brands
Two of our top brands have been serving up hearty, high-quality rice products for 25 years:
Since 1995, Tasty Bite has been offering microwavable Indian and Asian dishes that are ready to enjoy right away. Packed with nutrient-rich veggies and grains as well as signature spices, the brand’s top products make even the quickest meals more special.
Lotus Foods began in 1995 with the idea of bringing exotic rice varieties to kitchens around the country. The brand offers everything from microwave-ready heirloom rice to heat-and-eat bowls and a range of delicious, nutritious rice noodles.
Best Microwavable Rice
For quicker, healthier meals, keep your pantry stocked with these flavorful instant rice options:
Tasty Bite Coconut Rice
A sweeter, tropical twist on classic brown rice, this ready-to-eat rice is prepared with organic coconut milk and a pinch of organic raw sugar. It goes great with mango chicken, Mongolian beef, or your favorite stir-fried veggie medley.
Lotus Foods Forbidden Rice Heat & Eat Bowl
This deep purple-black rice has ancient roots, but it’s perfectly suited to today’s busy families and health-conscious folks. Just zap it in the microwave for 60 to 90 seconds for a dramatic-looking, antioxidant-rich side dish.
Organic Microwavable Jasmine Rice
Fully cooked and ready to serve, these jasmine rice packets heat up in under two minutes:
Lundberg Family Farms Jasmine White Rice
This aromatic, fair-trade Thai Hom Mali rice is responsibly sourced from local farming communities. It’s free of gluten, cholesterol, GMOs, and preservatives to keep us and our Earth healthier.
Tasty Bite Organic Jasmine Rice
Fragrant, soft, and slightly sweet, this top-rated jasmine rice delivers the delicious flavor your tastebuds crave along with the potassium, iron, and dietary fiber your body needs. Try it as a side dish or prepare it on the stovetop with veggies for a super-quick stir-fry.
Nutritious Rice-Related Tips and Ideas
Head over to the Thrive blog to learn more about the merits of different rice varieties and find some new favorite recipes to add to your weekly meal plan:
How to Spot Gluten Intolerance
Take a look at our guide to gluten intolerance to find out what gluten actually is and why it sometimes disrupts our systems. Learn about the symptoms of Celiac disease and dietary sensitivities and see how rice fits in as a great gluten-free option.
Pros and Cons of White and Brown Rice
White and brown rice are very similar, aside from the tan-colored, fiber-rich outer layer called the bran or husk that’s left intact with brown rice. Read on to find out what extra nutrients this bran offers, and why white rice might actually be better for some stomachs.
12 Easy Rice Recipes
From homemade sushi and Hawaiian rice bowls to sweet porridge and rice pudding, check out our roundup of a dozen healthy rice recipes to fuel your day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.