BBQ Chicken, Veggies, and Rice Skillet


An easy BBQ chicken and rice recipe to make. Get the flavors of your backyard barbecue without having to step outside!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • Salt to taste

  • Ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup barbecue sauce

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 (5.5 ounce) package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Rice Pilaf

  • 1 tablespoon buttery spread

  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed, or fresh corn kernels

  • 1 green onion (green tops only), sliced


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add onion and bell pepper and cook and stir until onion becomes translucent, about 2 minutes.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Sauté until it begins to brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Add barbecue sauce and stir until combined. Transfer mixture to a bowl.

  3. Add water, rice pilaf package, and buttery spread to the skillet and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low; continue cooking for 5 minutes.

  4. Stir in corn; cover and cook an additional 2 minutes. Return chicken mixture to the pan; stir to mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and let stand for about 2 minutes.

  5. Serve topped with chopped green onions.

Recipe Inspiration:

American BBQ that can be cooked in under 30 minutes right on your stovetop.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

406 Calories
10g Fat
48g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 406
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 700mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 43mg 213%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 426mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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