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Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowls are a perfect quick and easy dinner. Easily customize these burrito bowls with your favorite burrito toppings.
Course chicken, Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowls
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 418kcal
Author Lauren


Quinoa Chicken Burrito Bowls Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry Quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup sliced Jalapeños
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Skinny Creamy Chipotle Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin


Quinoa Chicken Burrito Bowls

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Over medium high heat in a sauce pan add 1 cup of quinoa and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then once boiling lower the heat to a simmer and put the lid on the pan.
  • Continue to cook with the lid on until the water is absorbed from the pan. About 15 minutes. Once done, use a fork to fluff the Quinoa.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, cook the chicken breasts.
  • Pound chicken breasts lightly so they are of even thickness. Rub the chicken with the taco seasoning. Place the chicken in a baking pan.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Let the chicken rest for 5- 10 minutes. Dice chicken into bite-size pieces.
  • While the chicken is cooking, wash and slice the tomatoes.
  • Wash and slice the jalapeños.
  • Slice the lime.
  • Since the black beans and then heat for 2-3 minutes in the microwave.
  • Make the Creamy Chipotle Sauce.

How to Make Skinny Creamy Chipotle Sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients into a blender.
  • Blend until well combined.

How to assemble Chicken Quinoa burrito bowls

  • Add the diced tomatoes to the cooked Quinoa.
  • In each bowl add cooked Quinoa and then top with chicken, black beans, jalapenos, scoop of salsa, and lime slice.
  • Drizzle the Creamy Chipotle Sauce on top of each bowl.
  • Before eating the burrito bowl squeeze the lime juice on top of the bowl.


Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 1213mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 473IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 4mg