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BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

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Sharing my BBQ Chicken Rice Bake today! Quick fix and fabulous!
BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

It’s no secret that quick and simple weeknight dinner recipes are my favorite.  I’ve got another winner to share with you today that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.  Some of our favorite ingredients you are likely to have on hand!  Enjoy!

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

You’ll start with some cooked rice of your choice and drizzle with a little BBQ sauce.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

Top with a layer of corn kernels.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

A layer of thinly sliced red onion.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

Some shredded mozzarella cheese up next.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

Cooked seasoned chicken breast on top.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

Drizzle with more BBQ sauce and some fresh chopped cilantro.  Bake for 15-20 minutes.

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

How gorgeous is this?

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

So simple to whip up.  My kinda dinner.  Enjoy!

BBQ Chicken Rice Bake


BBQ Chicken Rice Bake

BBQ Chicken Rice BakePrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 20 min | Total time: 30 min


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups cooked rice, I used Jasmine rice
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce, divided
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups cooked, seasoned shredded chicken
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and pour oil into 12 inch cast iron skillet, swirling to coat bottom.
  2. Layer rice into bottom of skillet. Drizzle 1/2 cup BBQ sauce over rice then layer with corn, red onion slices, mozzarella cheese and chicken. Drizzle with remaining BBQ sauce then top with cilantro. Bake for 20 minutes, until hot. Remove and serve warm.

Makes 6 Servings

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  1. 1

    My kids absolutely love rice so this sounds like the perfect dish to fix for them. Plus, I love how you do it all in one pan and you have such pretty presentation. I am going to try his bbq chicken rice tomorrow!

  2. 2
    Theresa says:

    How and what do you use to season your chicken?

  3. 3

    They are some of my fave to! This recipe looks so fabulous!

  4. 4

    I really like BBQ. In my country it is too expensive to eat.
    Thanks for this article.

  5. 5
    Kristen says:

    I made this for my husband. He loved it and said it was a keeper!!! YAY!! We were both getting tired of making the same dishes over and over. So glad to add a new dish to the rotating menu! THANK YOU!!!! 🙂

  6. 6
    shashank says:

    This dish looks very tempting. I will surely make this for my girlfriend.
    Thanks for this recipe.

  7. 7
    Diana Lopes says:

    Looks incredibly delicious! I can’t wait to make and eat this at home, thank you for the recipe!

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  9. 9
    Stephanie says:

    Well I think I just found dinner for tommorow! This looks so good and so easy! My family loves BBQ pizza and of course BBQ chicken but I never thought about putting it together over rice! GENIUS!

  10. 10
    net worth says:

    It sounds so yum and easy. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

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