BBQ Chicken Rice Bowl

Combine your favorite barbecue dishes into one with this simple and delicious BBQ Chicken Rice Bowl recipe made with Success® Basmati Rice

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Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 40 mins


  • 2 bags Success® Basmati Rice
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp each salt and pepper
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 bag (12 oz) coleslaw mix with dressing
  • 1 cup cooked corn kernels
  • ½ cup green onions, thinly sliced


  • Give your family a dinner they’ll love with this fun and tangy BBQ chicken rice bowl.

  • Step 1

  • Preheat grill to medium heat. Prepare basmati rice according to package directions, substituting chicken broth and Worcestershire sauce for water.

    Step 2

  • Toss together chicken, oil, salt and pepper; grill for 3 minutes per side. Baste with 1/3 cup barbecue sauce; cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until well marked and internal temperature reaches 165˚F. Let stand for 5 minutes; slice thinly.

    Step 3

  • Meanwhile, toss coleslaw mix with dressing according to package directions.

    Step 4

  • Divide rice among 4 bowls. Top with chicken, coleslaw and corn. Drizzle with remaining barbecue sauce. Top with green onions.

    Recipe Tips

  • Alternatively, grill corn on the cob and slice kernels from the cob for grilled corn kernels.

Everything But the Grill

Ah, the summer barbecue classics: grilled BBQ chicken, buttery corn on the cob, freshly made coleslaw… What if we told you we have a recipe that perfectly blends all of your summertime barbecue favorites into one simple rice bowl? Too good to be true? It isn’t! This BBQ Chicken Rice Bowl made with Success® Basmati Rice does just that and it’s even more delicious than you can imagine. Get the summertime barbecue feels any time of year with this flavor-packed dish.

What could possibly make this brilliant recipe any better, you ask? Its simplicity, of course! You are only 4 easy steps away from enjoying this delicious meal. Simply cook the rice, grill and baste the chicken, whip up some coleslaw, and serve it up! Top it all off with corn and a bit more BBQ sauce and you are ready to enjoy a bit of summer any time of year right from your kitchen. If you really want to go the extra mile for that authentic barbecue flavor, grill some corn on the cob, slice the kernels from the cob, and top your rice bowl with grilled instead of cooked corn. You can also serve with a delicious side dish – Mexican Grilled Corn Salad.