Microwave BBQ Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Mug Recipe

Mar 28 2024
Microwave up a cauliflower rice mug with BBQ chicken! This recipe is cheesy, saucy, and full of flavor. Having an easy meal that you can throw together in just 10 minutes can save your whole day…

Hungry Girl's Healthy BBQ Chicken & Cauli’ Rice Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 308 calories, 10.5g total fat (5g sat. fat), 505mg sodium, 20g carbs, 3g fiber, 13g sugars, 33g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes


1 cup frozen riced cauliflower

1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping

2 tbsp. whipped cream cheese

2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese, divided

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

3 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast

1 1/2 tbsp. BBQ sauce


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

Add cream cheese, 1 tbsp. shredded cheese, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix until uniform.

In a medium bowl, coat chicken with BBQ sauce. Spoon BBQ chicken over the cauliflower mixture. Top with remaining 1 tbsp. shredded cheese. Microwave for 1 minute, or until hot.


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