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Honey Lemon Chicken and Rice Bowls Recipe

Our Honey Lemon Chicken Rice Bowls Recipe makes the best quick and easy dinner idea, this is way better than takeout!
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword instant pot, dinner, chicken, easy dinner recipe, rice bowls, honey lemon chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Holli Butterfield


  • 1 cup white rice cooked
  • 3 cups broccoli florets chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken tenders cut into 1-inch chunks
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame seeds for garnish
  • Honey Lemon Glaze Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons crushed pineapple
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 teaspoon Sriracha optional


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Add chicken to the skillet and cook until golden, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
  • Next, we make the glaze by stirring in water, pineapple juice, crushed pineapple, lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, cornstarch and Sriracha in the skillet.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 4-5 minutes. Stir in chicken and gently toss to combine.
  • Serve chicken immediately with rice and broccoli over rice, garnished with green onion and sesame seeds, enjoy!