Balsamic Chicken Rice Bowl

Sun-dried tomatoes add bold flavor to this rich chicken and rice bowl. Try it with Minute® Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice.

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Balsamic Chicken Rice Bowl

Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 4 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice
  • 1/4 cup cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 2 tbsp prepared balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts


  • Hearty and satisfying, this quick, whole-grain rice bowl makes a delicious on-the-go lunch or dinner. Try it with Minute® Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice for a meal you’ll want, again and again.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Toss rotisserie chicken with balsamic vinaigrette in a small bowl.

    Step 3

  • Top rice with chicken mixture, sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts.

    Recipe Tip

    Substitute walnuts or almonds for pine nuts, if desired.

Packed with Flavor

This simple rice bowl contains only 5 ingredients, but is loaded with flavor! From the subtle nuttiness of the whole grain brown and wild rice, to the savory rotisserie chicken, zesty balsamic vinaigrette, tangy sun-dried tomatoes and rich pine nuts, this is a dish that covers all the flavor bases! More than a salad, this dish is an entire meal in a bowl. For additional fresh flavor, add in leafy arugula or spinach along with crumbled goat or feta cheese.

Although this rice bowl is perfect as a meal idea for oneif you want to turn it into a family-sized dish, simply double or triple the ingredient amounts, as needed. If you are looking for more family-sized meals, we recommend you give this 15 Minute Chicken and Rice Dinner a try!

Meal Prep Pro

This salad is a great example of how easy it can be to put together a delicious meal. With just a few ingredients, you can prepare a quick and tasty meal to enjoy for a weekday lunch or dinner. You can also make this meal ahead of time, which is a great way to save time and money and make your life easier.

With Minute® Rice, it’s easier than ever to make recipes with 5 ingredients or less. Make sure to always have your favorite variety of quick-cooking Minute® Ready to Serve Rice on hand. Then, add in some proteins, such as rotisserie chicken or canned tuna, and fresh or frozen vegetables. When you have all of your ingredients handy, it’s easy to prepare simple, delicious meals anytime you want!

Another great source of protein is beans, as in our Red Beans and Rice recipe. For an alternative meal for one, check out this Microwave Egg Fried Rice recipe.

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