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Easy Buffalo Chicken Rice Bowls

5 from 7 votes
This Buffalo Chicken Rice Bowl is such an awesome, quick weeknight meal! Rotisserie chicken and lots of veggies are piled on top of rice, then topped with blue cheese crumbles and ranch dressing. There are also so many ways to customize this recipe to make it work for the while family!
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:5 mins
Total Time:20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken, chicken, rice bowl
Servings: 4
Calories: 397kcal


  • 2-3 cups cooked chicken rotisserie chicken is perfect!
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce See Note 1
  • 1 tbsp ranch seasoning such as Hidden Valley or McCormick
  • 2-3 cups cooked rice See Note 2
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2-3 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped into small pieces about 2-3 large stalks, find alternatives here
  • Optional: blue cheese crumbles, ranch dressing, scallions for topping


  • Cook rice according to package directions (or use leftover rice!).
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, whisk together buffalo sauce and ranch seasoning.
  • Add chicken to skillet and toss until well coated with the sauce. Cook 2-3 minutes until chicken is heated through.
  • Divide rice, chicken, romaine, tomatoes and celery between 4 bowls.
  • Optional: Top with blue cheese crumbles, ranch dressing and scallions!


Note 1: Such as Frank's Buffalo Wing Sauce or Sweet Baby Rays. 
Note 2: Using instant or microwavable rice helps this dish come together really quickly on busy weeknights!


Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.9g | Protein: 29.9g | Fat: 2.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 931mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 1.8g | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 10mg