burrito bowl

burrito bowl
Photo Cred: Brodie Lane

This burrito bowl is not just healthy but super delicious too! If you’re lucky enough to have any leftovers just mix it all together and stuff into a tortilla wrap for lunch the next day.


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tsp chicken stock powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 500 grams chicken breast, sliced thin
  • 1 pkt fajita mix
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, diced or mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels, fresh or canned
  • 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt + pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • coriander leaves


  1. Coat the sliced chicken in fajita mix and let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Cook the rice using the absorption method, adding chicken stock to the water. Add chopped chives to the cooked rice mixture.
  3. Fry chicken in olive oil until cooked, set aside.
  4. Make salsa by adding chopped tomato, lime juice, shallots and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Portion rice mixture into 4 large bowls, sprinkle each with cheese. Top with lettuce, corn, avocado, salsa, black beans, sour cream and chicken. Top with a sprinkling of coriander leaves.

Serves 4

Enjoy! x

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