Chipotle Style Chicken Burrito Bowl With Cilantro Lime Rice

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Homemade Burrito Bowls are fresh and fun to make and they are a perfect meal for Lunch or Dinner. The best part about making the Burrito Bowl at home is you can easily tweak and change the ingredients according to your likings. And they are better than any take-out. A hearty meal, packed with protein, veggies, guacamole, good-fat!
There are times when I am too lazy to even walk to the fridge to see what veggies I can prepare for dinner or is there any leftover from Lunch. Huh! No matter how hard I try to cook dinner at home so that we don’t eat outside, But Buoyyy, I fail! And sometimes I enjoy it! Shhhhhh! 😉 I was not really a Burrito person until a few months ago but I have to tell you, my husband would not miss a chance to take-out his favorite Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowl. So, after eliminating all the unhealthy take-out we would agree on the Burrito Bowl (the healthiest option from my favorite dishes list 😀 ). And hence, gradually, I enjoyed eating the Burrito Bowl. ❤
I am surprised that how it never clicked my mind to prepare this Chicken Burrito Bowl at home. Nevertheless, better late than never. ❤ It was fun and exciting preparing and serving this Chicken Burrito Bowl.
DO NOT get scared by the ingredients list you are going to see below. As everything starting from cilantro rice to salsa to guacamole to fajitas veggies to beans and corn fry, E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G is homemade hence, the list of ingredients is loooong. 😀 Trust me, it’s just the list which is long otherwise once you start preparing everything you will find the recipes very easy and less time taking.
Serves 4
For Cilantro Rice

  • 2 Cups cooked brown rice
  • ¼ Cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice

For Chicken

  • 1 Chicken Breast
  • Garlic salt as required
  • 1 Tsp oregano
  • 1 Tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

For Black Beans And Corn

  • ½ Cup boiled black beans
  • ½ Cup sweet corn (use frozen sweet corn if fresh is not available)
  • 2 Tbsp tomato sauce or pizza sauce
  • 1 Tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • ¼ Tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1 Tbsp oil

For Fajita Veggies

  • 1 Cup mixed bell peppers,(red, yellow, green) chopped into Julians
  • 1 Small onion, chopped into Julians
  • ¼ Tsp chipotle powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1 Tsp oil

For Tomato Salsa

  • ½ Cup tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/3  Cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ Cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilies, finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt as required

For Guacamole

  • 1 Avocado, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp red onion, finely chopped or crushed
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 Tsp lime juice
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Other Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 7-8 Slice pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • ½  Cup sour cream, or as required
  • Grated cheese

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Chipotle Style Chicken Burrito Bowl With Cilantro Lime Rice 
For Cilantro Rice
Step 1- Cook the brown or white rice as you regularly cook. Add chopped cilantro leaves and lime juice to the cooked rice, mix well and keep aside
Cooking brown rice takes longer time than white rice. So while the rice is being cooked marinate the chicken and bake

For Chicken
Step 2- Preheat oven to 425º F. Take garlic salt, oregano, chipotle powder, red chili powder, smoked paprika, and olive oil on a plate. Make slits on the chicken breast and marinade. Bake the marinated chicken for 20mins, turn around the chicken and bake for another 20-25mins until cooked. Let it cool down a bit and then cut into bite-size pieces. Keep aside

For Black Beans And Corn
Step 3- Heat oil in a skillet pan, add pizza sauce or tomato sauce, chipotle powder, red chili powder, black pepper powder, salt, black beans and sweet corns. Saute for 3-4mins on a medium-low flame and transfer to a bowl

For Fajita Veggies
Step 4- To the same pan and add 1tsp oil, and add chopped bell peppers and onion, Sprinkle chipotle powder and required salt. Saute on high flame for 50secs-1mins. Not more than that. Transfer to a bowl and keep aside

For Tomato Salsa
Step 5- Take all the mentioned salsa ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and keep aside the salsa for later use

For Guacamole
Step 6- Take all the guacamole ingredients in a bowl, mash using a fork or hand keep until you get a smooth guacamole. Keep aside

For Romaine Lettuce
Step 7- Take chopped Romaine lettuce and jalapenos to a bowl. Gently toss and it’s ready to use
For Preparing Burrito Bowl
Take one portion of cilantro lime rice to a serving bowl, top with beans and corn, baked chicken, fajita veggies, Romaine lettuce and jalapenos, tomato salsa, sour cream, grated cheese, and 1 tbsp of guacamole on the top. Serve and enjoy. Or wrap in a Tortilla and enjoy the Burrito wrap.



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