Healthy Chicken Bowl with brown rice & black beans

This dish is based off of the Chipotle burrito bowl. The burrito bowl at Chipotle is a healthy & fresh option because they offer brown rice rather than white rice.  With this recipe, you can make your favorite burrito bowl at home.


  • Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Brown rice
  • Black Beans
  • Bell pepper (color of your choosing)
  • Onion (type of your choosing)
  • Minced garlic
  • Avocado
  • Salsa of your choosing
  • Sea salt & pepper


  1. Cook the brown rice in a rice cooker or on the stove.
  2. Chop the chicken into bite-sized cubes, add a little salt & pepper, saute to cook until browned.  Set aside
  3. Chop the bell pepper & onion into slices                                                                                IMG_4546
  4. Saute the bell pepper & onion with minced garlic until browned                         IMG_4547
  5. Add the cooked brown rice to the veggies while microwaving the black beans.  Mix togetherIMG_4548IMG_4549
  6. Add the cooked black beans & the sauteed chicken to the mixture IMG_4551
  7. If you made more than one serving, place the remainder in a tupperware container to be saved
  8. Then serve up 1-2 c. of the mixture for your serving
  9. Top with avocado & your favorite salsa


Don’t forget to vary the meats & veggies to create your favorite bowl!

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