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.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
- 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
- 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
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.
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.
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