Spice Up Your Lunch With A Chipotle Burrito Salad
With grilled, chipotle chicken, brown rice and a good-sized serving of fresh vegetables, choosing the healthy option can also be the tastiest option!
The balanced profile of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats make this salad an ideal lunch for anyone who wants to fuel their body with the good stuff.
If you’re looking to lose weight, brown rice and chicken breast are great low-fat options that’ll keep you full for longer.
Brown rice isn’t just a good source of low-GI carbohydrates, it’s packed full of nutrients needed for optimal health.
Topped with avocado for the true Mexican experience, you’ll also be getting a good amount of omega 3’s for a healthy heart, skin and hair.
Not only is eating avocado good for you, it also helps you to absorb more of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants from the other vegetables in this salad, making it the perfect finish to an already great lunch.
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free – Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – No
Protein – Medium
Carbs – Medium
Fats – Medium
Chipotle Burrito Bowl Salad
½ cup cooked brown rice
1 cup iceberg lettuce, roughly chopped
¼ cup capsicum, diced
¼ cup tomato, diced
¼ cup red onion, diced
120g chicken breast, thinly sliced
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp ground chipotle
Salt and pepper, to taste
½ avocado, sliced
2 tbsp. coriander, roughly chopped
Makes 1 main sized serving
Season chicken by rubbing with olive oil, ground chipotle, salt and pepper and grill in a frying pan over medium heat until cooked through.
While it’s cooking, assemble the salad by layering the brown rice, lettuce, capsicum, tomato and onion in a bowl.
Top with sliced chicken breast, avocado and coriander.
Enjoy warm or cold!