Brown Rice Fiesta Bowl with Chicken

Brown Rice Fiesta Bowl with Chicken

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 8 min 18 min 1

Ingredients


1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)
1/3 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
1/2 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked (cook as per package directions)
114 gm Chicken, cooked (about 1 breast)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1/4 cup, crumbled Feta cheese
1 tsp Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1 tsp Salsa, ready-to-serve (to taste)
1/4 cup chopped Tomato

Instructions


1. To grill chicken breast:

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Marinate with olive oil, salt and pepper or other seasoning of your choice
  • Place on a lightly greased pan
  • Bake for 22-26 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165F
  • Keep in time that oven times may vary and the size of chicken breast may impact cooking time

 

2. Shred or coarsely chop the chicken breast.

 

3. Open the can of beans, drain, rinse and return to the can or put in a separate container.

4. In a small saucepan, combine brown rice, chicken, 1/3 of the black beans, and diced tomato. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Reheat on medium heat, transfer to a bowl, then add toppings:

  • feta
  • cilantro
  • avocado
  • salsa 
  • pumpkin seeds
  • Optional to drizzle with olive oil.


Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 799
Calories from fat 362
Calories from saturated fat 114
Total Fat 40 g
Saturated Fat 12.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.2 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 1122 mg
Potassium 1424 mg
Total Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 19.1 g
Sugars 4.1 g
Protein 50 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.9
Meat 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.8
Milk Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 2.9

Energy sources


Pygal30%450.37185337773434142.5799203340679645%367.49418584960165281.854286667013125%317.81719256401675133.085858163264330%45%25%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Chicken

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

Beans

are a great source of protein and are very high in fiber which is so good for your digestive health!

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