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Savory Chicken & Rice Muffins

Turn a chicken & rice dinner into these lunchbox-friendly muffins! Make a big batch at the start of the week for easy snacks and lunchbox packing.

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Savory Chicken & Rice Muffins

Savory Chicken & Rice Muffins

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp Sazón seasoning
  • 1/4 cup trail mix
  • 1/2 cup snipped green beans
  • 1 tablespoon lowfat Ranch


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Whisk eggs in large mixing bowl. Add cooled rice, chicken, kale, broccoli, cheese and seasoning. Mix well.
  3. Fill muffin cups with chicken and rice mixture.
  4. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Let sit in pan a few minutes to cool, then remove.
  5. Serve with trail mix, green beans and Ranch.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 265Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5.5gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 60mgCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 16.5g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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  1. I love these rice cups. The recipe came with my bentology lunch kit. I posted them a few times. Yummy!!

    • Amber Gray

      Glad you like them!

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