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Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls

These Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls are packed with sweet and spicy tropical-inspired teriyaki chicken, diced pineapple, shredded carrots, and creamy avocado. Filling, healthy, and so delicious.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword huli huli chicken, teriyaki chicken, teriyaki chicken rice bowls, burrito bowls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Marinating time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 5 bowls
Calories 464 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/4 lb chicken tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 10 oz pineapple chunks in 100% juice
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 large garlic clove, grated
  • 2 tsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tsp sriracha
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup cashews, roughly chopped


  1. If you need to cook your rice, do so first.

  2. Whisk 1/4 cup of the pineapple juice from the can, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, ketchup, soy sauce, and fish sauce together. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add to the marinade. Marinate for 10-15 minutes while the rice cooks.

  3. Heat a large skillet or wok to a medium-high heat. Once the skillet is hot, add the chicken. (If needed, work in batches so you don't overcrowd the pan.) Stir-fry the chicken until brown and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. If working in batches, repeat with remaining chicken. Once the chicken is cooked, add it all back to the pan and pour in the chicken stock. Use a spoon to pick up any brown bits at the bottom of the pan. Add the sriracha. Toss to combine. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  4. To assemble the bowls, spoon about 1/2 cup of rice into the bowl. Evenly divide chicken between bowls. Sprinkle the onions, pineapple, cilantro, and nuts on top. Fan out avocado on the side. Dig in!

Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 674mg29%
Potassium 1077mg31%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 3402IU68%
Vitamin C 39mg47%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.