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Quick & Easy Chicken Cilantro Lime Bowl

Quick and easy healthy meal #goodeats
This chicken bowl is one of my go-to meals.  When it comes to staying on track I enjoy quick and easy meals that will not take all day cooking.  I also love how easy this meal is so easy to bring with you when you are on the go. Chicken cilantro-lime bowl has become one of our stable recipes for our lunch menus.  My husband and my kids love this bowl,  and I love that it’s healthy and a well-balanced meal for my family. You can make this bowl with literally anything you like, steak, shrimp, or fish.  You can also make it with just veggies.  You can add or remove any ingredients you do not like.  What I love about making bowls is the endless possibility of ingredients you can use. Making bowls for lunches is easy for meal prepping.  You can make an assortment of veggies and protein at the beginning of the week.  Have them on hand and ready to go, so that you are not tempted to grab an unhealthy option.  The key to success is being prepared.  
Quick and easy healthy meal #goodeats

Quick & Easy Chicken Cilantro Lime Bowl

This meal is easy to make ahead or for your meal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1
Calories 285.5 kcal


  • Skillet
  • Cutting board
  • Rice cooker


  • 3 oz skinless chicken breast
  • 75 grams Jasmine rice
  • 65 grams low sodium black beans
  • 1 cup lettuce
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp cilantro
  • .5 oz avocado
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)


  • Squeeze lime juice on the chicken breast, season with salt and pepper.  Cut up the chicken into small pieces. Heat a non-stick skillet on medium heat.  Spray cooking spray in the pan, add chicken, cook until brown and golden or fully cooked.  Add rice, to rice cooker add 2 tbsp chopped cilantro and 1/2 lime juice, and stir, season to taste.  Now, let's build your bowl start with rice, lettuce, beans, chicken, top with lime juice, cilantro, Greek yogurt, and avocado.   Nutrition facts:  285.5 Calories, 4.5 Fat, 35.8 carbs, 26 protein

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Benny Gallo

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I help busy working moms go from emotional eating to healthy relationship with food without restriction so they can achieve a healthy lifestyle.

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