Straightforward and flavorful ONE pot rooster burrito bowls with a scrumptious cilantro lime sauce

Close up shot of the one pot chicken burrito bowls with avocado and lime

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Years in the past I shared these one skillet sweet potato burrito bowls and so they’ve remained probably the most favored recipes on my website to this present day. Certainly one of my favourite issues about running a blog is when so lots of you fall in love with the recipes which have turn into our household favorites 🙂

I’ve had so many requests from you on the way to add rooster or beef to the unique candy potato burrito bowl meal, so I made a decision to make a complete new model of that recipe. These one pot rooster burrito bowls are even a little bit bit simpler as a result of I’m utilizing store-bought shredded rotisserie rooster which cuts down on prep and cooking time. (AND In case you comply with my sequence of constructing 3 meals with 1 rotisserie chicken, this recipe (together with 2 others) goes to be in my subsequent rotisserie rooster sequence put up. :)…keep tuned!)

close up photo of avocados and limesHow do you make one pot rooster burrito bowls?

The recipe for these burrito bowls DOES appear overwhelming at first look, however I promise you it is a easy dish to make! There are loads of components and toppings after which a scrumptious cilantro-lime sauce which I feel simply takes these burrito bowls from wow to WOAH! Nonetheless, the entire toppings (avocado, cilantro, lime, cheese) and the cilantro-lime sauce can simply be utilized in different meals all through the week similar to tacos, tostadas, salads, and many others. The sauce makes so much so for those who make it in the beginning of the week you possibly can throw it on all of your Mexican-inspired dishes all through the week!

  • To make these one pot rooster burrito bowls we begin by sautéing onions in olive oil, including garlic, after which the seasonings. Including the seasonings at first with the oil helps to deepen and intensify the flavors. Subsequent the rice is available in and once more, saute that rice dry to infuse extra (and deeper) flavors. After that it’s actually about simply opening cans up and dumping the remainder of the whole lot in: diced tomatoes, enchilada sauce, beans, corn, inexperienced chiles, and inventory. And that’s it for about 20-25 minutes! The pot will work it’s magic leaving the right period of time to assemble and prep toppings, make the sauce, and even throw collectively a salad for those who’re feeling tremendous formidable 🙂
  • As soon as the rice is cooked by way of, the cheese and rooster will get added in and warmed by way of and dinner is able to serve!

Close up photo of the cilantro lime sauce that goes with the burrito bowls

What ought to I prime this one pot rooster burrito bowl dish with?

Actually, no matter you want! Our favorites are recent cilantro, recent lime juice, bitter cream, and recent avocado or guacamole. And naturally, the cilantro-lime sauce is a MUST HAVE. I like having a lot of toppings after which re-using the toppings all through the week in numerous meals. The cilantro-lime sauce is very easy to organize — basically including a ton of components to a meals processor or blender and pulsing till clean!

Can I meal prep these one pot rooster burrito bowls?

YES!! We’ve been doing these rooster burrito bowls as our meal prep for a few weeks now and loving it! To do that: comply with instructions to make the rice/rooster burrito bowl combination. Divide that evenly amongst Four containers after which add the cilantro-lime sauce into smaller Tupperware/dressing containers. You may as well add bitter cream to a small particular person Tupperware/dressing container. I like so as to add toppings similar to a lime wedge, recent cilantro, and 1 / 4 of an avocado in particular person ziplock baggage so as to add to the burrito bowl as soon as it’s been warmed up. Generally as a substitute of the avocado, I’ll purchase the person packets of pre-made guacamole and add a type of to the day by day parts.

Close up shot of spoonful of one pot chicken burrito bowls

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One Skillet Chicken Enchilada Pasta

One Skillet Creamy Tuna Pasta

One Skillet Cheesy Taco Pasta

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Straightforward ONE SKILLET Rooster Burrito Bowls

Straightforward and flavorful ONE skillet rooster burrito bowls with a scrumptious cilantro lime sauce

Course:

Dinner

Delicacies:

Mexican

Servings: 4 -6 servings

Energy: 313 kcal

Writer: Chelsea

Elements

Burrito Bowls

  • 3
    tablespoons
    olive oil,
    separated
  • 1/4
    cup
    yellow onion,
    diced
  • 1
    teaspoon
    minced garlic
  • 1
    tablespoon
    chili powder
  • 1
    teaspoon EACH:
    floor cumin, paprika
  • 1/4
    teaspoon
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2
    teaspoon
    dried oregano flakes
  • 1
    cup
    raw extra-long grain rice
  • 1 can
    (14.5 ounces)
    fire-roasted diced tomatoes,
    undrained
  • 1
    can (11 ounces)
    gentle pink enchilada sauce (I like to recommend previous el paso; I’ve tried a number of different manufacturers and so they’ve been too scorching for the household!)
  • 1 and 1/2
    cups
    rooster inventory
  • 1 can
    (15 ounces)
    black beans,
    drained and rinsed
  • 1 can
    (15 ounces)
    fire-roasted corn,
    drained
  • 1 can
    (Four ounces)
    gentle fire-roasted diced inexperienced chiles,
    optionally available
  • 1 and 1/2
    cups
    colby jack or sharp cheddar cheese,
    freshly grated
  • 2
    cups
    ready and shredded rotisserie rooster
  • Tremendous sea salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • 1-2
    tablespoons
    recent lime juice,
    optionally available
  • Additions: lime wedges, recent cilantro, recent ripe avocado

Cilantro Lime Sauce

  • 1
    lime juiced and zested
  • 2
    tablespoons
    dry ranch seasoning combine (I like Hidden Valley)
  • 1/2 – 1
    full teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1
    medium sized tomatillo,
    husk eliminated and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3
    of a big bunch of cilantro
  • 1/2
    a jalapeno,
    seeds eliminated for gentle and left for spicy dressing
  • 1/2
    cup
    full fats common mayo
  • 1/2
    cup
    bitter cream
    (fats free is nice)

Directions

Burrito Bowl

  1. In a 3-quart NONSTICK (have to be nonstick) skillet or pot, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and warmth to medium excessive warmth. As soon as the oil is shimmering, add within the diced onion and stir for 3-Four minutes. Add within the garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add the entire seasonings: chili powder, floor cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, dried oregano flakes, and salt + pepper to style. (I add ~ 1/2 teaspoon of every). Stir till aromatic, about 30-45 seconds after which add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the rice. Stir, with out liquid, for 1-2 minutes.

  2. Add within the undrained diced tomatoes, enchilada sauce, inventory, drained and rinsed beans, drained corn, and diced inexperienced chiles. Stir the whole lot collectively after which cut back the warmth to low and canopy.  

  3. Cook dinner about 20-25 minutes or till rice is tender, stirring sometimes and including extra rooster inventory IF wanted to get the rice utterly tender.

  4. Season with extra salt and pepper as desired. Add the cheese and shredded rotisserie rooster on prime, stir it collectively, and canopy for an additional 3-Four minutes to permit the cheese to soften and rooster to heat by way of.

Cilantro Lime Sauce

  1. Whereas the dish is cooking put together the sauce: Zest and juice 1 lime. Add the juice and zest to the blender together with the ranch seasoning combine, minced garlic, chopped tomatillo, and cilantro (Simply lower off the big stems, however the remainder is okay).

  2. Add 1/2 a jalapeno (a full one for extra kick) and the mayo. Add some seasoned salt and pepper to style (I exploit 1/Four to 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/eight teaspoon pepper). Mix till utterly clean. Style and alter to private choice (extra lime, extra garlic, salt/pepper). Add the bitter cream and pulse till simply mixed.

Meeting

  1. If desired, add lime juice over your entire dish OR to particular person servings. Add the sauce, extra lime wedges, extra cilantro, and avocado to particular person servings.*

Recipe Notes

*Don’t add optionally available/extra toppings or sauce to something you wish to preserve leftover. Retailer individually and reheat rooster/rice combination as wanted.

Nutrition facts for one pot chicken burrito bowls

 

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