Chicken Buddha Bowl

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

This delicious healthy Chicken Buddha Bowl combines Thai grilled chicken, spinach, brown rice, bell peppers, tomatoes and avocado with a simple Greek yogurt dressing. This easy to make recipe brings wholesome food together in a colorful tasty display. There are no artificial ingredients or preservatives in this Chicken Buddha Bowl.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • THAI CHICKEN MARINADE

  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    sherry
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili paste (sambal oelek)
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh grated ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breasts (4)
  • BOWL CONTENTS

  • 8 c
    baby spinach
  • 2 c
    cooked brown rice
  • 1
    yellow pepper cut in half and seeded
  • 1
    orange or red bell pepper cut in half and seeded
  • 2 c
    grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1
    avocado
  • ·
    lime wedges
  • DRESSING

  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/3 c
    greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried dill
  • 1/8 tsp
    fresh cracked black pepper

How to Make Chicken Buddha Bowl

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine garlic, sherry, chili paste (sambal oelek), rice vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil, ginger, lime juice, brown sugar and honey in a large Ziploc bag. Add chicken; marinate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill and cook the chicken until done flipping halfway through; approximately 7-8 minutes. When cooked through the chicken will register a temperature of 165 degrees. Add the peppers to the grill the last 2-3 minutes; flipping halfway through. Loosely cover the chicken and peppers and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl mix the garlic, Greek yogurt, olive oil, lime juice, dill weed and black pepper.
  4. Cut the chicken and bell peppers into bite size pieces. Peel, remove seed and slice avocado. Place 2 cups of baby spinach in the base of each bowl. Top with 1/2 cup cooked rice, 1/4 of the bell peppers, 1/2 cup tomatoes, 1/4 of the avocado, and 1 chicken breast . Add 2 tablespoons of the Greek dressing and 1 lime wedge.

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About Chicken Buddha Bowl

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Gluten-Free, Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy




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