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One Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

This One Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls Recipe is a quick & easy one pot Mexican meal that feeds a crowd. These are perfect for game day, too.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 568kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup extra long-grain rice uncooked
  • 3 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 2/3 cups chicken broth
  • 1.5 pounds cooked chicken cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 15- ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 10- ounce can RO*TEL tomatoes I used their Lime & Cilantro variety
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon chili powder depending on how spicy you like it
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese

GARNISHES:

  • shredded iceberg lettuce
  • Roma tomatoes diced
  • avocado diced
  • sour cream
  • green onions sliced
  • lime wedges

Instructions

  • In a large, deep pan over medium heat add the olive oil. Once the oil is shimmering add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions soften; about 3-5 minutes. Add the rice to the pan and saute the rice until it starts to brown; about 3-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant; about 30 seconds.
  • Add the chicken broth, cooked chicken, black bean, RO*TEL, chili powder, and ground cumin to the pan. Stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a low boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender.
  • Turn off the heat, uncover, and fluff the mixture briefly with a fork. Season with salt and pepper. Add the cheese and stir to combine. Add your garnishes, and serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 1028mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 326mg | Iron: 4.2mg