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Fresh & healthy burrito bowls

Healthier
What you'll need
  • 400g brown rice (such as Lundberg)
  • 1 lbs chicken thigh
  • Bunch of fresh coriander
  • 3 medium limes
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 can sweetcorn
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 jar fresh salsa
  • 6 oz cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 tbsp virgin olive oil
Cooking directions
How to make the rice:

1. Cook the brown rice using a rice cooker, or boil. 
2. Once cooked, squeeze 1 - 2 limes over it, for flavour. 
3. Mix in the desired amount of cilantro and jalapeno (optional). 

How to make the chicken:

1. Add chicken into a deep saucepan, covered with water.
2. Add spices: cumin, chilli pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.
3. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
4. Remove from heat and let it cool. 
5. Shred the chicken. 

How to make the vegetables:

1. Dice onion, tomatoes and red bell pepper.
2. Mince the garlic. 
3. Chop coriander and lettuce. 
6. Slice the mushrooms and avocados. 
7. Drain canned corn.
9. Cut lime into wedges for squeezing.

How to make the beans:

1. Cook undrained beans, 1/2 of the onion, and garlic on medium/low heat for 10 minutes.
2. Add cayenne for more spice.

For a truly Mexican twist...

Why not make some guacamole? Mash your avocado with some garlic (or garlic powder), and add a pinch of salt and juice from your squeezed lime wedge.

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