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Chipotle's Chicken Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Layla

Ingredients

For the Chicken Marinade

  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts Halves
  • 1/2 a Lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 packet taco spice mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon tomato paste optional

For the Rice

  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • 3.5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 lime
  • bunch of cilantro

For the Burrito Salad

  • 3/4 cup sliced bell peppers any color combo
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup of canned corn
  • 1/2 cup of canned black beans
  • 1 cup chopped Romain lettuce
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • small bunch of cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • Wash rice in a large bowl under cold water for 2-5 minutes until the water runs clear. Soak for at least 5 minutes. Boil 3.5 cups of water in a large saucepan, pour rice and let simmer on low heat for 10 minutes or until the water has dried into the rice and the rice is soft. Place 2 tablespoons of butter on the rice to melt with the heat off, Cover and set aside.The cilantro and lime will be added later before serving.

  • In a medium bowl Mix the halved chicken breast with the olive oil, tomato paste, taco spice mix. Squeeze half of a lime into the mixture and mix. Cover the chicken and allow to marinate in the fridge for anywhere from 15 minutes-3 days.
  • Heat a grill, griddle or pan over medium-high heat, place chicken on grilled and cook for 5 minutes on each side. remove from heat and set aside.

  • While the chicken is on the grill, chop all of the veggies and salad.
  • After the chicken has finished cooking and the rice is ready, In a medium bowl toss the rice with minced cilantro, salt and the juice of half a lime. Spoon the rice into bowls, top with salad mixture (beans, corn, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, cilantro). Place chicken on top and top with 1 teaspoon of sour cream and chopped scallions.
  • Enjoy cold or warm!