Hearty Barbecue Rice Bowls That Are Worth The Try


Delicious rice bowls are what you need if you want to have a fulfilling meal. It is a complete meal by itself with rice, meat, vegetables and all other good stuff. It’s also a nutritious option for those who are healthy eaters. So for a warm hearty meal with your family, try these barbecue rice bowls!

Korean Style Beef Barbecue Rice Bowl

What you need:

  • 1/2 kilogram beef roast in au jus, heated
  • 1/4 kilogram jasmine rice, cooked
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Korean barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger root

Heat 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a pan and cook mushrooms until tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Place in a bowl and toss in 1 teaspoon barbecue sauce. Set aside. Using the same pan, stir together garlic, spinach and water until vegetables are cooked through. Transfer to a separate bowl. Pour remaining oil in the pan and cook carrots and ginger for 1 minute. Divide the rice among 4 bowls. Divide beef and vegetables among 4 bowls as well and drizzle each with remaining barbecue sauce.

Slow Cooked Chicken Barbecue Rice Bowl

What you need:

For the barbecue chicken

  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 bottle barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

For the rice bowl

  • 1/4 kilogram cooked white rice
  • 3 onions, diced
  • 2 cups black beans
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese of your choice
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup ranch dressing

Mix together 2/3 of the bottle of barbecue sauce, salad dressing, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Stir to combine ingredients well. Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker and pour mixture over chicken. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or low for 6 to 8 hours. When ready, remove chicken from the slow cooker and remove juices. Shred chicken and return to slow cooker. Pour remaining barbecue sauce over meat and stir to coat. To assemble rice bowls, place rice in serving bowls and top with slow cooked barbecue chicken. Divide onions, black beans and corn among bowls. Top with salsa or ranch dressing or both. Serve immediately.

With any of these hearty barbecue rice bowls, you will surely have an enjoyable and satisfying family dinner!

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