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Easy Buffalo Chicken Rice Bowls

Casey Rooney
This Buffalo Chicken Rice Bowl is one of the easiest meals you can throw together on a busy weeknight! Spicy buffalo chicken (you can use rotisserie chicken to make it super easy) 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 whole family!
4.96 from 21 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 397 kcal


  • 2-3 cups cooked chicken rotisserie chicken or leftover shredded 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 or blue cheese dressing, scallions for topping


  • Cook Rice: Cook rice according to package directions (or use leftover rice!).
  • Prepare Chicken: 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.
  • Assemble: Divide rice, chicken, romaine, tomatoes and celery between 4 bowls.
  • Optional: Top with blue cheese crumbles, ranch or blue cheese dressing, chopped green onion, and extra buffalo sauce!


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!
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Serving: 1bowlCalories: 397kcalCarbohydrates: 30.9gProtein: 29.9gFat: 2.5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gSodium: 931mgPotassium: 238mgFiber: 1.4gSugar: 1.8gCalcium: 46mgIron: 10mg
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