BBQ Sriracha Chicken or Tuna & Rice

1 Serving692 cals

Hit your macros in minutes with a quick, cheap, and healthy microwave lunch recipe! This BBQ Sriracha Chicken or Tuna & Rice recipe has a ton of flavor, is packed with protein, and super easy to make with common ingredients.

For this recipe all you’re going to need is a bowl big enough to fit all of your ingredients in and a microwave. If you don’t have a microwave, here’s a link to the one I’ve been using and recommend.

Add right into your bowl 1 or 2 5 ounce cans of either tuna or chicken. However many cans you use is completely up to you and your macros that day!

Take out and microwave your choice flavor brown rice. I complimented the canned chicken and used a :90 second chicken brown rice today.

Continue by adding into your bowl 1 serving or 1 cup of your microwaved brown rice, 1/4 teaspoon of lemon pepper, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of bbq sauce, and 3 teaspoons of chili sauce.

Bored of the flavor? Try using other various flavored microwave brown rices such as whole grain medley!

Mix all of those together. You can stop mixing once your bbq Sriracha chicken or tuna & rice looks fully incorporated.

This recipe may not be the prettiest but it’s guaranteed to be quick, cheap, and absolutely delicious! Let us know some of your favorite ways to prep this one in the comments below.

Ready for a quick and healthy dessert? Try a Low Carb Microwave Cheesecake!

BBQ Sriracha Chicken or Tuna & Rice Recipe

BBQ Sriracha Chicken or Tuna & Rice

Looking for a quick, cheap, and healthy microwave meal? Try this BBQ Sriracha Chicken or Tuna & Rice recipe that's packed with protein!
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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq, chicken rice, sriracha, tuna rice
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 692kcal
Cost: $2

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  • 1-2 Cans Tuna - or Chicken
  • ¼ Teaspoon Lemon Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Rice - :90 Second Brown
  • 2 Tablespoons BBQ Sauce
  • 3 Teaspoons Chili Sauce - Sriracha


  • Drain your Tuna or Chicken
  • Microwave your Rice
  • Add all of your ingredients into a bowl
  • Mix everything together



Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 692
  • Fat: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 1130mg
  • Carbs: 62g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Protein: 57g


Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1130mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g


  1. Adam on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Sorry to necro this, but found your site recently and wanted a quick weekend meal so gave this a try. Holy smokes it was awesome. Brown rice and habanero bbq sauce. Thanks for sharing all these awesome recipes, tomorrow will be slow cooker fajitas.

    I’ve even got another serving of rice for round 2 tomorrow.

  2. Joseph on March 12, 2016 at 12:00 am

    I really enjoy this recipe. It’s one of my main staples when I am too busy to cook. My question is how did you figure out the nutritional content? I use two cans of tuna and a half a bag of instant rice, but my calories come out to 589 and 36g of protein.

  3. Andrew magana on January 13, 2016 at 12:00 am

    I want to make this recipe but don’t have srircha sauce handy. Also what kind of bbq sauce should I use? Can I make this recipe with just the brown rice , Canned chicken, and now sauce?

    • Derek Howes on January 14, 2016 at 12:00 am

      Hi Andrew! Yes, of course you can make this with just a sauce of your liking. Use whatever flavors you like! Sauces, spices, fresh ingredients, and so on!

  4. Dominick on June 15, 2015 at 12:00 am

    I made this recipe two days in a row, and it was delicious! Your site is great………. keep up the good work, as well as those recipes. Tonight i’m making the protein energy bars.

  5. Gianpaolo on September 23, 2013 at 12:00 am

    Just crushed this. Pretty dang good, might skip the oil next time and just add more sriracha…

    • Derek Howes on October 1, 2013 at 12:00 am

      That’s what I like to hear! What kind of rice did you pair it with?

  6. Erik on September 19, 2013 at 12:00 am


    I noticed that you were using the chicken flavored rice with cans of chicken. Have you found a flavor of rice that you think is best with the tuna?

    • Derek Howes on September 22, 2013 at 12:00 am

      Hey Erik! I honestly like all of the flavors. The santa fe one is great when I’m in the mood for something spicy and of course the garlic one (huge garlic fan).

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