Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowl – A Staple for The Family

Marinated grilled chicken, black beans, cilantro-lime rice, and diversity of fun toppings, this burrito bowl is loaded. We believe this burrito bowl recipe will become a meal staple for your family.

Chicken Burrito Bowl Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ pounds  Skinless Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons  paprika
  • 1-2 tablespoons chili powder (heat level is up to you).
  • 3 cups cooked brown or white (or quinoa)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to your liking
  • 1 15 – ounce can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup salsa or Pico de gallo
  • 1 thinly sliced avocado
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded romaine lettuce


grilled chicken

Chicken Burrito Bowl – Grilled Chicken

  1. Prepare the marinade; place the olive oil, lime juice, and water into a large ziplock plastic bag.
    • Add the sugar, garlic salt, smoked paprika, cumin, onion powder, and chili powder.
  2. Zip up the bag and shake.
    • Place the chicken in the ziplock bag of marinade, seal, and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes and up to 7 hours.
  3. Preheat the grill. Grill skillet or pan over medium-high
    • Add the chicken and cook for 6-7 minutes on each side or until thoroughly cooked.
  4. Chop the cooked chicken into small bite-sized pieces.
  5. Place the rice in a bowl; add the lime juice, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste; mix to coat the rice evenly.
  6. Arrange the chicken, beans, salsa, avocado, sour cream, and lettuce on top of the rice.


  1. Divide the rice between 4 bowls.

Serve immediately.

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