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Loaded with spicy chicken and beans, tons of hot rice, and all the salad bowl 'fixins, these flavorful weeknight salad bowls are the EASIEST way to get everyone to eat their salad!
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Chipotle Chicken & Beans Rice Salad Bowls

Loaded with spicy chicken and beans, tons of hot rice, and all the salad bowl 'fixins, these flavorful weeknight salad bowls are the EASIEST way to get everyone to eat their salad!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

Chicken and Beans:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 sweet pepper medium-diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 can 15 oz kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Salad:

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato sliced
  • 2 avocados diced

Instructions

  • Make the chicken and beans: In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat oil until shimmery. Sauté chicken, onion, garlic, pepper, and chipotle until chicken is cooked and veggies are tender. Stir in spices and beans and season with salt and pepper to taste. Keep warm.
  • Make the salad: Arrange cooked rice and lettuce in serving bowls. Top with tomatoes, avocado, and warm chicken and beans. Serve immediately and enjoy!