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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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1 single-serving pouch tuna
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red peppers
  • 1/2 small avocado, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp finely chopped chipotles in adobo
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise


  • 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 chipotles and mayonnaise in a small bowl. Drizzle sauce over top of rice bowl.

    Recipe Tips

    To take this dish to-go, 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 flavor of the whole grains to the soothing avocado, savory tuna and the smoky sauce, balance each other out perfectly.

With so many vibrant ingredients, like green avocado slices and crunchy red pepper, 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 slightly tangy 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 with pantry staples in our recipe section. Start with Red Beans and Rice with sausage added and move on to options with rice and tuna, chicken, tofu and more! Looking for a dinner idea? Try our: chicken cheesy rice.

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