This chicken burrito protein bowl is full of all the good stuff! 36g of protein, filling fibre, heart-healthy fats, and essential goodness! Healthy and delicious this chicken burrito bowl recipe checks all the boxes and will keep you full. If you’re looking for a meal that will satisfy your cravings, look no further than this protein bowl! The best part is that it is easy to make and can be tailored to fit your own personal tastes.
- Olive oil
- 2 tbsp smoked paprika
- Chicken breast fillets ( or protein of choice)
- 450 grams of rice of your choice (cauliflower rice for low carb option)
- 85g tomato salsa
- 400g black beans
- 1 avocado, ice burg lettuce, 1 tomato
- 60ml lime juice
- sour cream
- Coriander (optional)
Step 1- Combine 40ml oil and 1 tbs paprika in a large bowl. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Heat a greased barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Cook the chicken for 5 mins each side or until charred and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thickly slice.
step 2- Meanwhile, heat the rice following packet directions or boil. Transfer to large heatproof bowl. Add the salsa and beans and stir to combine.
Step 3- Divide the rice mixture, chicken, corn, avocado, lettuce and tomato among serving bowls. Combine the lime juice with the remaining 40ml oil and 1 tbs paprika in a small bowl. Drizzle over the chicken mixture in the bowls. Top with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with coriander leaves.