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Asian Chicken Rice Bowl

This super flavorful, nutrient-packed dish makes use of supermarket conveniences like coleslaw mix and rotisserie chicken. This recipe is easily doubled or tripled for large families. —Christianna Gozzi, Asteria, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 4 cups coleslaw mix (about 9 ounces)
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken, chilled
  • 2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed


  • For dressing, whisk together first 7 ingredients. Cook rice according to package directions. Divide among 4 bowls.
  • In a large bowl, toss coleslaw mix and chicken with half of the dressing. Serve edamame and slaw mixture over rice; drizzle with remaining dressing.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • Pulled pork also works well in this bowl.
  • If you want a little extra crunch, add chopped peanuts to the mix.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 429 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 616mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 5g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


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    • Kelsey
      Jun 9, 2020

      It needs more dressing and it needs way more rice. This doesn't have a lot of flavor.

    • Colleen
      Apr 21, 2020

      No comment left

    • pammy54
      Apr 28, 2019

      I usually have all of these ingredients in my refrigerator and pantry anyway. I have been trying to get flavor into my food with spices and seasonings, rather than fats and sugars. I don't care for brown rice, so I steamed some basmati rice, which I love! I did add on some crushed peanuts on top. I think what I like about this dish is the texture of the food, and ease of preparation, along with the flavors. Also, I added a few red pepper flakes to the dressing as I like a little bit of heat in my Asian food. This is a great recipe!

    • pajamaangel
      Mar 8, 2019

      No comment left

    • tamarapearson
      Jan 28, 2019

      Really tasty-the dressing is delicious. Will definitely make again.

    • Cindy
      Jan 25, 2019

      Enjoyable and easy to make once you have ingredients on hand. My hubby