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BBQ Chicken Bowls

Spice up your chicken meal prep for the week with these bbq chicken bowls! These bowls are perfect for summer meal-prep. Whether you make them for a healthy weeknight dinner for the family or prep them for lunch at work, you won’t be disappointed with this bbq chicken recipe!

  • PREP TIME:15 minutes

  • COOK TIME:30 minutes

AUTHOR: Linley Richter




  • 1.5 cups white rice (or any kind of rice)

  • 3 cups water

BBQ Grilled Chicken

  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme

  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

  • 1 teaspoon garlic

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast

  • 1/3 cup bbq sauce (any kind)


  • 4 cups raw kale coleslaw

  • 1/4 cup lime juice

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

Black Beans + Corn

  • 1 can black beans, rinsed

  • 2 corn cobs, shucked

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/2 lime, juiced

Optional Toppings:

  • homemade ranch dressing

  • Avocado

  • Lime juice


  1. Preheat a grill or bbq. Add rice and water to a saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer until rice is light and fluffy. Set aside.

  2. Next mix all of the spices for the bbq chicken into a small bowl. Evenly distribute dry rub all over chicken breasts.

  3. Place chicken breasts and corn on the grill for 20-25 minutes, rotating corn every five minutes.

  4. At 10 minutes, flip chicken breasts and add half of the bbq sauce. Grill for remaining 10-15 minutes.

  5. While chicken and corn are on the grill, place all ingredients for coleslaw into a large bowl. Mix well and place in the fridge.

  6. In a separate medium-sized bowl, add beans, cumin, and lime juice. Set aside.

  7. Remove chicken and corn from grill.

  8. Cut corn off the cob and place it in the medium-sized bowl with the black bean mixture. Mix well.

  9. Cut chicken into cubes and toss with the rest of the bbq sauce. Evenly distribute into 6 bowls or meal prep containers.

  10. Remove slaw from the fridge and evenly distribute corn mixture, slaw, and rice into the bowls.

  11. Enjoy!


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