Chicken Burrito Bowls with Chipotle Sauce
These chicken burrito bowls with chipotle sauce make an awesome and healthy addition to your meal prep routine. Whether you make a few of these for dinner or for lunch, the combination of flavors doesn’t get old and they will keep you full since they are packed with protein and veggies. I did include some shortcuts I take with these bowls including buying pre-marinated chicken fajita meat and prepared guacamole since they do take a bit of prep work. Because these burrito bowls have a lot of different parts, I suggest planning on having these for at least a few days as part of your meal prep.
1/4 cup of finely diced onion
1/2 cup of sliced onions
2 teaspoons of minced garlic
1 can of black beans
1 cup of white rice
1/4 cup finely diced cilantro
1/2 cup of sliced green bell pepper
Package of chicken fajita meat
Package of prepared guacamole
1 cup of sour cream
1 tablespoon of hot sauce (I used Cholula original)
Shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
Finely diced romaine lettuce
For the beans:
In a small pot add about two tablespoons of olive oil, the diced onions, and one teaspoon of minced garlic over low medium-low heat. Once the onions begin to become translucent add the beans and one to two teaspoons of salt, and let simmer. I always start the beans first; I find the longer they simmer the better they are even if they are canned black beans.
For the rice:
Cook the rice per the instructions on the package. While the rice is simmering add the juice of two of the limes and the finely diced cilantro.
For the veggies:
Add the sliced onions, bell peppers, and olive oil to a skillet. Cook on medium heat until onions are translucent and peppers are flexible.
For the chicken:
Cube the chicken and cook in a large skillet with olive oil for six to eight minutes or until the pieces are golden brown.
For the chipotle sauce:
In a bowl combine 1 cup of sour cream, 1 tablespoon of hot sauce (I used Cholula), 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, the juice of one lime, and a pinch of salt. Mix everything thoroughly with a whisk.
To complete your bowl:
Add a little of everything to your plate including the lettuce and cheddar. Complete your bowl by drizzling the chipotle sauce over everything.