Americans eat more chicken than any other country in the world. So it’s not a surprise that we’re also always on the lookout for tasty and healthy new recipes when it comes to this versatile bird. Here’s a recipe for a Healthy Chicken Bowl that you won’t get tired of anytime soon.
Yield: 4 Servings
Total Time: 40 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
For the Chicken
4 (@ 5 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
For the Salad
1 cup shredded red cabbage
2 cups chopped lettuce
1 cup sliced scallions
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon raw honey
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
¼ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Mix fresh lime juice, red pepper flakes, ground cumin, paprika, cinnamon, sea salt, and black pepper in a small bowl. Rub the mixture onto the chicken breasts.
Heat extra virgin olive oil in a skillet and sear in the chicken breasts for about 5 minutes per side or until golden browned.
Transfer to a baking dish and roast in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and slice.
Mix cherry tomatoes, red cabbage, cucumbers, and lettuce; drizzle with apple cider vinegar, raw honey, and olive oil—season with sea salt and pepper.
Divide the salad among serving bowls and top each with roasted chicken. Enjoy!
Nutritional Information for Healthy Chicken Bowl Per Serving:
Calories: 415; Total Fat: 21.7 g; Carbs: 11.5 g; Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g; Sugars: 7.2 g; Protein: 43.7 g; Cholesterol: 130 mg; Sodium: 255 mg