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Easy Chicken Burrito Bowl Recipe

These easy chicken burrito bowls are not only good for you, but they also taste amazing and can be made in less than 30 minutes.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken burrito bowl recipe, healthy burrito bowls, healthy chicken burrito bowls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 568kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD

Equipment

  • large non-stick skillet with lid
  • strainer

Ingredients

Chicken Taco Meat

Burrito Bowl

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup black bean or pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup guacamole

Additional Optional Toppings

Instructions

Chicken Taco Meat Instructions

  •  Saute onions and jalapeno in oil on medium in a large non-stick skillet until translucent and tender, about 3-5 minutes. 
    1 tbsp avocado oil, 1 yellow onion, 1 jalapeno, deseeded, deveined
  • Add chicken and taco seasoning, cook for 8-10 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.  
    1 lb ground chicken, 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • Add diced tomatoes in and 1/4 cup water. Stir well. Place the lid on and let simmer for at least 5 minutes. If meat sticks to the bottom of the pan, add more water.  
    1 can diced tomatoes
  • Finish with a sprits of lime juice! About a teaspoon of lime juice or the juice of half of a lime.

Chicken Burrito Bowls

  • Add 1 cup of romaine lettuce to a bowl. Top each with 1/4 chicken taco meat, 1/4 cup beans, 1/4 cup brown rice, 1/4 cup pico de gallo, 1/4 cup salsa, and 2-3 tbsp guacamole. Add optional topping as desired. Dig in! *See note for meal prep and freezer instructions.

Nutrition

Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 2408mg | Potassium: 1540mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 6265IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 6mg