Chicken & Veggie Sizzle Rice

Marla Meridith

August 25, 2016

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Life needs to be super easy, nutritious & uncomplicated this time of year. With back to school here, we crave recipes that our entire family will love. Recipes that can easily make the transition to the kids lunch boxes. This recipe is your answer to a satisfying, delicious meal! Minute® Ready to Serve Rice can be combined with all your favorite ingredients for a soul satisfying lunch or dinner .

I love the word sizzle. When I whipped up this recipe and heard the sizzle sounds I got all excited to name it. Protein packed & energy filled, this Chicken and Veggie Sizzle Rice is the smart way to feed your family on crazy busy school days. This recipe takes no time at all to prepare. Use whatever veggies and protein you have on hand. Feel free to make it vegan too with tofu, tempeh or just veggies. Your choice…Let’s sizzle!

CHICKEN & VEGGIE RICE STIR FRY recipe on ( @marlameridith ) MixInMinute @MinuteRiceUS AD

Here’s a few interesting points about Minute® Ready to Serve Rice:

  • It’s an ideal portable solution for lunch or breakfast (or really any time of the day) because you can eat it on the go, straight from the cup. In just 60 seconds, you have fully cooked rice for any meal or snack. You’ll never get bored with your lunch since there are several flavorful and wholesome varieties. We love to bring it camping too!
  • This makes an easy go-to lunch for you or your family as you approach the busy back-to-school season. Looking for a healthy option? Minute® Ready to Serve Rice provides easy portion control since it’s conveniently packaged in two individual single-serve cups.
  • Available in many varieties including: all new varieties such as Brown & Quinoa and Basmati Rice, as well as Whole Grain options of Brown Rice, Brown & Wild Rice and Multi-Grain Medley. Also, there’s Jasmine Rice, White Rice and flavorful mixes. List of all varieties found here.

Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry Rice | ( @marlameridith )

We love combining this rice with all of our favorite veggies & proteins!

Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry Rice | ( @marlameridith )

We love the ease & convenience of this kind of meal. Also the fact that you get a taste of each ingredient and delish flavor in every bite. Add it to your recipe box for Project Lunch Box

Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry Rice | ( @marlameridith )

Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry Rice | ( @marlameridith )

If you have any quick + easy rice recipes or links you want to share feel free to leave them in the comments below.


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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Rice.

CHICKEN & VEGGIE RICE STIR FRY recipe on ( @marlameridith ) MixInMinute @MinuteRiceUS AD


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  • Kathryn
    Posted at 11:34h, 13 April

    I used to take a similar dish to work – it makes an absolutely perfect lunch. Lovely bright colours too.

    • Marla
      Posted at 11:35h, 13 April

      Thanks Kathryn, this is perfect for office/work & school lunches!

  • Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free
    Posted at 11:39h, 13 April

    I love the word sizzle, too! Must be all the z’s? siZZZZzzzzZZzzzzzle!!!

    • Marla
      Posted at 11:41h, 13 April

      Alex, it surely must be!!! Glad you also feel the JOY 🙂

  • shelly (cookies and cups)
    Posted at 11:53h, 13 April

    This really sounds good! All the flavors…a perfect lunch!

  • Alyssa (Everyday Maven)
    Posted at 12:12h, 13 April

    So easy and delicious! I love this for packing lunch and think it would be especially yummy with tofu. Thanks Marla!

    • Marla
      Posted at 12:37h, 13 April

      Alyssa, it would be great with tofu & can easily be made vegan too 🙂

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks
    Posted at 12:59h, 13 April

    Gorgeous food & I love that rope/braided thingey under the picture! GREAT props 🙂

  • Rosa
    Posted at 13:49h, 13 April

    Just the kind of dish I’d eat anytime! Deliciously healthy.


    Rosa xx

  • Kelly Lester (EasyLunchboxes)
    Posted at 14:37h, 13 April

    You’ve done it again Marla!! My simple containers are transformed into fine dining accoutrements!!! Gorgeous. Thank you!! ♥

  • Marina {}
    Posted at 15:23h, 13 April

    This is my kind of meal! I wish I had a giant bowl right now! Yum. Sizzling recipe, Marla 😉 Have a great weekend!

    • Marla
      Posted at 15:48h, 13 April

      Thanks Marina!! You have a fab weekend too 🙂

  • Kiran @
    Posted at 19:17h, 13 April

    Yum! I love a good stir-fry. It can be healthy, nutritious and delicious 🙂 Have a great weekend, Marla!!!

    • Marla
      Posted at 05:30h, 14 April

      Kiran, certainly all of those!! Love the versatility of ingredients you can use to ~ also the fact that no measurements are needed 🙂

  • Marina@Picnic at Marina
    Posted at 19:38h, 13 April

    I could have this meal for lunch and dinner too, even for breakfast! Perfect and quick, love it! Have a fun weekend!

    • Marla
      Posted at 05:29h, 14 April

      Marina, it is perfect for any time of day ~ snacks too 🙂 Glad you like!

  • Sanjeeta kk
    Posted at 04:24h, 14 April

    Wow..such a riot of colors packed in that box, Marla! Lovely clicks and what a healthy treat.

    • Marla
      Posted at 05:18h, 14 April

      Sanjeeta “a riot of colors” I have never used that phrase + now will like all the time! Thanks for your enthusiasm about my stir fry. Have a happy weekend!

  • d
    Posted at 08:27h, 14 April

    This sounds amazing!

  • Katie {}
    Posted at 08:30h, 14 April

    What a fantastic meal! Love all the flavors and colors! It’s hard to get my girls to eat anything remotely healthy, but I think this is one meal they would scarf right up! Have a great weekend Marla! 🙂

  • Nyla
    Posted at 08:34h, 14 April

    The only thing I can say is… yumm!! I have to try it! Thanks for shareing!! 🙂

  • Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media]
    Posted at 08:39h, 14 April

    I love the word, “sizzle” too! This recipe looks yummy. I can’t wait to whip it up for a lunch this week. Thanks!

  • HeatherChristo
    Posted at 09:14h, 14 April

    I would be thrilled to have this for lunch and I bet my kids would love to find this in their lunchboxes!

  • Bree
    Posted at 12:39h, 14 April

    Marla this looks great-totally my kind of recipe! 🙂

  • Angie
    Posted at 14:12h, 14 April

    SO colorful Nd delicious! Love anything that sizzles.
    I would definitely sprinkle toasted coconut on top.
    You’ve done it again Marla!!

  • Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.
    Posted at 15:20h, 14 April

    sounds so good. Hope you’re having a good weekend!

  • Catherine McCord
    Posted at 23:01h, 14 April

    I wish take out chinese looked and tasted this good!

  • Amanda
    Posted at 04:52h, 15 April

    Really beautiful… you are so talented girl!

  • Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids
    Posted at 15:42h, 15 April

    This rice looks so good. And, I love more lunchbox ideas. Thank you, Marla!

  • susan
    Posted at 17:00h, 15 April

    this is my kind of meal, Marla! Love all the components

  • Jeanette
    Posted at 17:20h, 15 April

    I’m always up for a good stir fry rice – it’s the easiest way to use up little bits and pieces of veggies and proteins in my fridge. Hope your cookbook shoot is going well.

  • Jeanette
    Posted at 17:22h, 15 April
  • Marie
    Posted at 21:00h, 15 April

    This is absolutely something to die for. I would love to try it out. I’m sure my family would enjoy every bite of it. I have a similar recipe but this is an awesome variation. Thanks for continually building healthy recipes to help people eat heartier.

  • Gerry @ Foodness Gracious
    Posted at 23:53h, 15 April

    I’m definetely digging the sizzle, such an awesome word making you want to dive straight into the meal! I’ll be bookmarking this recipe to try very soon,

  • Rachel Cooks (formerly Not Rachael Ray)
    Posted at 05:29h, 16 April

    This looks SO good, Marla! Can’t wait to try. Beautiful photos, as always!

  • Heather | Farmgirl Gourmet
    Posted at 11:10h, 16 April

    Looks fantastic Marla!! I love every bit about this recipe. Delish!!

  • Kristina Vanni
    Posted at 12:30h, 17 April

    This looks so light and healthy – perfect for spring. I love the combination of fresh ingredients!

  • Paula- bell'alimento
    Posted at 14:24h, 17 April

    I love the word sizzle too and this def does ; ) xoxo

  • aida mollenkamp
    Posted at 14:46h, 19 April

    I think my niece and nephew would be into this — thanks for sharing!

  • Olivia
    Posted at 00:50h, 24 April

    It looks so easy and refreshing. I bet it delicious. I just have to try it.

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  • Grace
    Posted at 16:49h, 05 February

    Do you think it would still be good if I used quinoa instead of rice? I made a huge batch a couple days ago and want to make a couple meals out of it!

    • Marla
      Posted at 19:01h, 05 February

      Grace, I LOVE quinoa. I say give it a whirl 🙂

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  • Heather Christo
    Posted at 18:24h, 27 August

    looks delicious Marla!


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