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Copycat Qdoba Chicken Burrito Bowls

Burrito bowls loaded with chipotle grilled chicken, beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, cheese, and corn. These burrito bowls are super easy to make and tastes a lot better homemade! 
Course Mexican
Keyword bowls, burrito, chipotle,, copycat, how to, qdoba,
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 bowls
Author Layla


  • Pico de Gallo Salsa Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped (about half a medium onion)
  • 1 cup roma tomatoes diced (about 4 to 5 tomatoes)
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped (about 1/2 cups)
  • 1 diced jalapeño optional
  • juice of a lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Rice
  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • 3.5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ lime
  • bunch of cilantro
  • Burrito Bowl ingredients
  • 4 cups cooked and diced Qdoba Chicken breasts click for recipe
  • 1 can 15 oz. canned corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can 15 oz. black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce any type
  • Optional toppings: Cheese sour cream, guacamole, grilled veggies, salsa


  • Wash rice in a large bowl under cold water for 2-5 minutes until the water runs clear. Allow to soak for at least 5 minutes. Boil 3.5 cups of water in a large sauce pan, 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 lemon will be added later before serving. begin working on the chicken while the rice is cooking.

  • Pico de gallo: While the rice and chicken are cooking, diced all the ingredients for the pico de gallo, salt and pepper to taste and combine in a small bowl. set aside in the fridge.

  • To Assemble: When the rice and chicken are done, assemble your Burrito Bowls. Start with rice in the bottom of the bowl, then top with the chicken, pico de gallo, beans, corn lettuce and any other ingredients you’re using (guacamole, sour-cream, cheese)