Spicy Chipotle Tuna on Rice

With brown rice, chipotles in adobo, tuna and avocado, this rice bowl is packed with veggies, whole grains and tons of flavor.

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Spicy Chipotle Tuna on Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 4 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
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PREP TIME 4 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1 pouch (3 oz) tuna
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red pepper
  • 1/2 small avocado, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp finely chopped chipotles in adobo
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced


  • This tasty grain bowl is easy and versatile, but the combination of zesty and spicy flavors will delight your taste buds. Not only that, this dish is also completely hassle-free!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Top rice with tuna, peppers and avocado. Stir together mayonnaise and chipotles in a small bowl. Drizzle sauce over top of rice bowl and garnish with green onions.

    Recipe Tips

    To make this a to-go dish, keep the sauce in a small container and drizzle it over the bowl when you’re ready to eat.

    If you don’t have chipotles in adobo, use 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, instead.

    Serve this bowl with a wedge of lime or lemon, if desired.

Good To Go

This spicy tuna and rice dish makes a satisfyingly delicious on-the-go meal. Whether you carry this to the office, or to enjoy at the park, once you dig in, you’ll be glad you set aside 5 minutes to put it all together.

To make this salad, all you need is canned tuna, avocado and our Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice. You’ll top this off with a quick and creamy, 2-ingredient chipotle sauce made from a delicious blend of mayonnaise and chipotles in adobo. When combined, the flavors of this bowl — from the earthy whole grains to the soothing avocado, savory tuna and smoky sauce — balance each other out perfectly.

With so many vibrant ingredients, this is a meal that’s bursting with flavor, texture and color! Even when you don’t have much time to spare, you can enjoy appetizing meals at home or on the go.

Tuna Bowls

Add canned tuna to your list of filling and convenient ingredients that help with meal prep. Simple to store in the pantry, tuna makes a great grab-and-go ingredient.

Tuna fish is also well known for being rich in vitamins and magnesium. Along with its flaky texture and savory taste, it’s the perfect way to get great flavor and protein into your diet. You can combine tuna with any grain of choice to give any meal a more filling finish.

If you’re a fan of tuna dishes, try our take on a classic with this Tuna and Rice Niçoise Salad. You’ll want to make this French-inspired dish again and again. Find even more meal ideas made with pantry staples in our recipe section. Start with Red Beans and Rice and move on to options with rice and tuna, chicken, tofu and more! Looking for a dinner idea? Try our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.

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