Burmese Bliss: Htamin Thoke Rice Salad

Dish recipes: Htamin Thoke

Step into the vibrant world of Burmese cuisine with Htamin Thoke, a delightful rice salad that encapsulates the rich flavors and textures of Myanmar. Immerse yourself in this culinary journey.


1 lb (about 450g) Cooked Jasmine Rice

1/2 lb (about 225g) Shredded Cooked Chicken

1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup Peanuts, roasted

1/4 cup Dried Shrimp, soaked and drained

2 Shallots, thinly sliced

1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped

1/4 cup Fried Onions (optional)

Lime wedges for serving


Prepare Rice:

Cook jasmine rice according to package instructions. Allow it to cool.

Combine Ingredients:

In a large bowl, combine cooled rice, shredded chicken, cherry tomatoes, roasted peanuts, dried shrimp, shallots, and fresh cilantro.

Toss Gently:

Gently toss the ingredients until well combined.


Top with fried onions for an extra crunch.


Serve Htamin Thoke with lime wedges on the side.


Htamin Thoke is best enjoyed fresh, offering a burst of flavors in every bite. Pair it with a side of lime wedges for a zesty twist.

Htamin Thoke showcases the diversity of Burmese cuisine, blending simple yet flavorful ingredients into a harmonious rice salad. Elevate your dining experience with this authentic Burmese delight.