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Mexican grilled chicken bowls

Mexican Grilled Chicken Bowl

Grilled chicken, Mexican style, served over a bed of quinoa.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken bowl, grilled chicken, mexcican chicken recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 528 kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken Breast
  • 2-3 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 Tsp Honey
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Ground Coriander
  • ½ Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil divided
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Cups Cooked Quinoa
  • 2 Cups Sweet Corn
  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes Halves
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • 1 Small Red Onion sliced
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • Lime Wedges to serve

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine 1 tablespoon of olive oil with honey, lime, cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper and a pinch of salt. Add in chicken breast and mix to coat well on all sides.

  2. Heat a grill pan or an outside grill over medium-high heat and cook the chicken until cooked through and no longer pink in the inside, 10-12 minutes. Set aside on a chopping board and allow it to rest for 5 minutes, then slice it.

  3. In a large bowl mix quinoa, sweet corn, tomatoes, onions, and fresh chopped cilantro. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste, then mix to combine.

  4. Divide quinoa mixture among 4 bowls, then top with sliced grilled chicken and avocado. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Grilled Chicken Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 528 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 153mg 6%
Potassium 1219mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 10g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 15.4%
Vitamin C 44.6%
Calcium 5.5%
Iron 19.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.