Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli with Cauliflower Rice Mug Recipe

Aug 18 2022
This cheesy chicken & broccoli with cauliflower rice mug recipe is comfort-food flavor, made in the microwave! Meal-in-a-mug recipes like this are perfect for healthy meals with minimal effort and an insane amount of flavor. Plus: Only five main ingredients!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 307 calories, 12.5g total fat (6.5g sat. fat), 618mg sodium, 12g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 34g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less


1 cup frozen broccoli florets

1/2 cup frozen riced cauliflower

3 tbsp. whipped cream cheese

2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. salt

3 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast


Place broccoli and cauliflower in a large microwave-safe mug. Cover and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, or until thawed.

Drain excess liquid. Add cream cheese, 1 tbsp. shredded cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt. Mix until uniform.

Add chicken. Mix well. Microwave for 1 minute, or until hot.

Top with remaining 1 tbsp. shredded cheese. Microwave for 30 seconds, or until melted.


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