Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice
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Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice

This paleo Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice features succulent chicken, cauliflower rice and colourful vegetables all in tasty Tex-Mex meal in a bowl.
Course Entrée/Main Dish
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 432kcal
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 2 large skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp oil (like grapeseed)
  • 1 small red onion, sliced thinly
  • 3 bell peppers, red, orange, and yellow
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pit removed and sliced
  • 1 cup cauliflower rice with cilantro and lime

Marinade

  • 2 tbsp lime juice or lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • If your chicken breasts are quite thick, slice them horizontally so they will cook quickly. Set aside in a glass dish.
  • Combine all marinade ingredients and pour over chicken breasts. Allow to marinate for 1 - 2 hours or up to 8 hours in the fridge.
  • Slice onion and peppers and chop tomatoes and set aside.
  • Prepare cauliflower rice (see easy instructions here).
  • Heat oil in skillet until it shimmers. Carefully add chicken breasts and sear. Cook on each side for about 5-7 minutes (if thinly sliced, longer if thicker) until meat thermometer registers at least 165°F and juices run clear. Remove from pan, cover with foil and let rest. while you quickly sauté the peppers and onions. 
  • Assemble the bowls with the cauliflower rice, peppers, onions and tomatoes.
  • Peel and slice avocado last to prevent browning. Add chicken to dish, drizzle with pan juices and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 755mg | Potassium: 1211mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 6825IU | Vitamin C: 275.3mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.3mg