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Chicken Fajita Lunch Bowls

Make these chicken fajita lunch bowls and have your work lunches ready for a full week! Packed with healthy vegetables and topped with baked chicken breast.

Recipe By: Sweet Peas and Saffron

SERVES: 4

Ingredients

Chicken
2 chicken breasts
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt & pepper

Salad
¾ cup basmati rice (uncooked)
2 bell peppers, sliced into strips
2 tablespoons red onion, diced
1 cup corn kernels
Vinaigrette:
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon lime juice
¼ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Instructions

Chicken
Pre-heat oven to 425°F.
Place the chicken breasts in a small baking dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil. Turn to coat.
Bake for 10 minutes, turn the chicken, then bake for another 10-15 minutes (depends on the size of your chicken breasts), until cooked through.
Allow to rest for 10 more minutes before slicing.

Lunch Bowls
Cook the rice according to package directions. Allow to cool.
In a large bowl, combine the rice, bell peppers, red onion and corn.
Shake together the vinaigrette and add to the bowl. Toss to coat everything completely.
Divide amongst 4 lunch containers, topping with the chicken.
Refrigerate until you are ready to serve.

Nutritional Information
Calories 479 // Fat 19 g // Saturated Fat 2 g // Cholesterol 0 mg // Sodium 180 mg // Carbohydrate 41 g // Fiber 2 g // Sugars 5 g // Protein 30 g

By | 2017-04-18T16:16:00+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cooking, Hushipies, Recipes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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