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Chicken rice bowls with avocado and sweet potato wedges

Chicken burrito bowl

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Whip up a simple chicken burrito bowl for a satisfying lunch for two. Pile on avocado, sweet potato wedges and tortillas for an easy, filling meal

Nutrition: per serving


  • 1 small sweet potato, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 skinless chicken breast, sliced into strips
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 250g pouch Uncle Bens Mexican-style rice
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • handful coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 avocado, stoned and sliced
  • 1 small tortilla, sliced into strips and grilled until crisp
  • hot sauce and lime wedges, to serve (optional)


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Rub the sweet potato wedges with 1 tbsp oil, season and bake for 20 mins, or until tender but slightly crisp at the edges. Cover to keep warm.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a frying pan, then briefly fry the garlic and most of the onion. Add the chicken and fry for another 7-10 mins, or until the chicken is cooked through. Add the vinegar, honey and black beans and stir to combine, then cook for 2 mins. Add the rice from the pouch, breaking it up as you stir, and warm everything through for 5 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Divide the rice mixture between two shallow bowls. Combine the tomato, remaining onion, the lime juice and zest and the coriander. Arrange half of the avocado over each bowl along with half of the sweet potato wedges. Spoon on some of the salsa and top with some tortilla strips. Serve with hot sauce and lime wedges, if you like.

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