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Mexican Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls

Skip the Mexican take-out and whip up these fun rice bowls that combine all the Mexican-food things you love with chicken fajitas!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 lbs chicken breasts cut into 2-in long strips
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large sweet pepper julienned
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice divided
  • 1 can 28 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup fresh tomatoes diced
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice or rice of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sour cream and avocado for topping optional

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute chicken, garlic, and pepper in oil until chicken is cooked and peppers are tender. Remove from heat and stir in 2 tablespoons lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine, beans, corn, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and remaining lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In serving bowls, layer chicken mixture, bean mixture, and cooked rice. Top rice bowls with sour cream and avocado if desired.