5 Minute Sesame Rice & Teriyaki Shrimp

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If you’re like me, some days it feels like making a meal from scratch is impossible. Some days I’m so tired after a full day of working and wrangling my two boys that I’m lucky if I eat anything more than chips and dips as I sink into the couch! That’s why I’m excited to share with you this game-changing recipe for 5 Minute Sesame Rice & Teriyaki Shrimp.

Homemade takeout is huge with our family. We absolutely love to order delivery, but have been trying very hard to save more money. Last year we set a goal to create as many delicious takeout recipes as we could at home.

Sesame rice has become one of our favorite dishes from that challenge (and if you haven’t checked out that original recipe, be sure to also read Savory Sesame Rice).

It’s perfect for repurposing and using leftovers, but I hate that it takes so long for rice to cook. After a long day the last thing I want to do is hang out in my kitchen waiting for water to boil.

What if I told you there was a quick and easy microwavable rice option that not spend up meal time, but actually helped you create a real dinner in about 5 minutes?

I’m thrilled to partner with VeeTee Rice on creating a quick and delicious weeknight meal! For this recipe, I tried their Thai Jasmine rice. Thai Jasmine rice has a subtly fragrant aroma and is slightly sticky, which means it was perfect for this dish.

Disclaimer: While I was provided with free product in exchange for this blog post, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. We really use and love this product!

I wasn’t sure what to expect when it comes to microwavable rice, but VeeTee’s one-of-a-kind cooking method kept the aroma and texture of this Sesame Rice and Teriyaki Shrimp just right.

Ready for the quickest and easiest homemade takeout of your life?

5 Minute Sesame Rice and Teriyaki Shrimp


Thai Jasmine VeeTee Rice (available here)

1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil (easily found at your local grocery store, or order it here with free Prime delivery!)

1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce (this version is great and is at most grocery stores too)

1/2 cup cooked shrimp

1/2 cup frozen stir fry veggies

2 tablespoons coconut oil or vegetable oil

Sesame seeds and diced green onions for garnish


  1. Heat the coconut oil or vegetable oil over medium heat in a saucepan. Add the frozen stir fry veggies and cover, cooking until thawed (about 2 minutes).
  2. Add the cooked shrimp and teriyaki sauce, stirring to coat the stir fry veggies. Reduce heat and cover while simmering for about 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, pop the Thai Jasmine VeeTee Rice container in your microwave and cook for 2 minutes. Remove, peel back the lid, and add the sesame oil, stirring the cover the rice. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  4. Layer the rice, then veggies and shrimp, in a bowl. Top with diced green onions and serve!

Who knew rice could be so easy? This quick and simple 5 Minute Sesame Rice and Teriyaki Shrimp using Thai Jasmine VeeTee Rice is sure to be your new favorite speedy meal.

Be sure to check out all of the options of VeeTee Rice available here on their website! Use code SIOBHAN20 to save 20% off your order!

And if you’re searching for more easy homemade takeout recipes, be sure to also check out:

Sweet & Spicy Korean BBQ Wings

Japanese Cucumber Salad

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  1. This sounds so easy. I always mess up real rice so I usually avoid recipes like this, but I like that you just pop it in the microwave!

    1. Hi Cindy! You absolutely can. The rice is amazing without the shrimp, but you can also easily add in leftover protein of any kind if you’re tossing it in the teriyaki sauce, like chicken!

    1. It’s so quick and easy! You can actually pick up the rice at most grocery stores, and they are also available on Amazon now too.

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