Brown Rice Fiesta Bowl with Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 2
Brown Rice Fiesta Bowl with Chicken
Health Highlights


1 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 pinch Salt
1 dash Black pepper
1 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked (cook as per package directions)
2/3 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (drained and rinsed)
1/2 cup chopped Tomato
1/3 cup, crumbled Feta cheese
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)
2 tbsp Salsa, ready-to-serve (to taste)
1 tbsp Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with tinfoil.
  2. Coat the chicken breast with olive oil, salt, and pepper (or other seasonings of your choice) and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 22-26 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F. Keep in mind that oven times may vary depending on the size of the chicken breast. Once cooked, transfer the chicken breast to a deep dish and shred. 
  4. Meanwhile, prepare brown rice in a large saucepan, as per package instructions
  5. Add the shredded chicken, black beans, and diced tomato to the rice and warm over medium heat. Once warmed divide between bowls.
  6. Divide toppings: feta cheese, cilantro, avocado, salsa, and pumpkin seeds, between the bowls, and enjoy!


Nutritional Highlights:

Chicken is a great source of protein and aids in muscle growth and repair.

Beans are a great source of plant protein and are very high in fiber, which is good for digestive health.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 552
Calories from fat 192
Calories from saturated fat 55
Total Fat 21.4 g
Saturated Fat 6.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.4 g
Cholesterol 108 mg
Sodium 1084 mg
Potassium 1333 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 16.0 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 43 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.9
Milk Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 2.4

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