Spicy Pulled Pork Brown Rice

Ready in minutes, this speedy dish with brown and wild rice and store-bought pulled pork is loaded with tasty flavors for a quick and easy meal.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 3 mins
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Wild Rice
  • 1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 cup store-bought BBQ pulled pork
  • 1/4 tsp Cajun seasoning

Instructions

  • Get that smoky BBQ flavor you’re craving in minutes with this spicy pulled pork rice bowl made with a base of whole grain Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Wild Rice.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In microwave-safe bowl, toss together tomatoes and pulled pork; microwave on High for 60 to 90 seconds or until heated through.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning.

    Recipe Tip

    Store leftover drained diced tomato and green chilies in airtight container in refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. Use in soups or cocktails.

Simple Pulled Pork Meal

If you love pulled pork, you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy it! With this recipe, you can make it into a quick lunch to take with you or for a simple dinner for one. To share as a side dish or dinner main dish for a crowd, just double or triple the ingredient amounts.

While this recipe calls for store-bought pulled pork, it also works wonderfully to use up leftovers from an event. You might also want to try our Pulled Pork and Green Bean Rice Dinner using our whole grain Ready to Serve Brown Rice as a base.

If you’d like to switch things up, you can use shredded rotisserie chicken or beef in place of pulled pork.

Quick and Easy Whole Grains

You might be interested in adding more whole grains to your meals as they help keep you feeling full with added flavor and texture. However, they often have a long cook time making them more difficult to include when you just don’t have time to cook! That’s where Minute® Ready to Serve Rice comes in handy.

We’ve got a wide assortment of pre-mixed whole grain rice and quinoa varieties or blends which make preparing your meals hassle-free as they heat up in the microwave in just 1 minute! Try our brown and wild rice in this recipe or use a combination of quinoa and brown rice or even a Multigrain Medley.