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Miami Chicken Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Quinoa
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories per serving: 300 kcal
  • 16 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup dry tri-color quinoa (90 grams)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (150 grams)
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels (120 grams)
  • 1/4 cup pickled red onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro divided
  • Juice of 2 limes divided
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce (80 grams)
  • 5 tbsp plain non-fat Greek yogurt (2.5 oz)
Adobo Citrus Marinade:
  • 3.5 oz San Marcos chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  1. Mix marinade ingredients and pour over chicken in a Ziploc bag. Marinate for at least 2 hours in refrigerator.
  2. In a small bowl, mix Greek yogurt and juice from 1/2 of a lime. Set aside in refrigerator.
  3. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Mix in remaining lime juice and 2 tbsp chopped cilantro. Set aside.
  4. While quinoa is cooking, grill chicken breast until cooked through (mine took about 10 minutes at 375 degrees on my George Foreman).
  5. Layer quinoa, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, pickled red onion, remaining cilantro and chicken in a bowl. Top with lime/yogurt dressing and serve. Add avocado if desired (not included in nutrition info).

Recipe Notes

Pickled Red Onions:

  • 1/2 of a medium red onion, cut from stem to stem, then sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Truvia baking blend
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Directions: Bring water almost to a boil, then mix in sugar and salt. Add apple cider vinegar and pour over sliced onions in a resealable jar. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Miami Chicken Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 151mg7%
Potassium 167mg5%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 30g60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.