Spicy Ranch Chicken Rice Bowl

November 1, 2019

This recipe goes together quite quickly when using leftover chicken and rice.

Spicy Ranch Chicken Rice Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing (clean version recipe listed below)
  • 1 tsp hot sauce of choice ( or more to taste)
  • 1 tbsp each of finely chopped red and green pepper
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup frozen or canned corn
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice- cooked
  • 1/2 cup quinoa -cooked
  • 2 chicken breasts baked or leftover chicken chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup bagged coleslaw or fresh thinly sliced cabbage
  • hummus
  • fresh greens of your choice

Instructions

Dressing – add the hot sauce to the 1/2 cup of ranch dressing, and set aside.

Cook the rice and quinoa as per package instructions ahead of time, leftover rice and quinoa work great.

Rice – Take 1 1/2 cups of the cooked rice and 1/2 cup of the cooked quinoa and lightly cook with a drizzle of olive oil, seasoning with 1 tsp of chilli powder, remove from heat and keep warm

Corn – in a frying pan, melt butter, add corn and red and green peppers, fry and season with smoked paprika

Chicken – cook the chicken breasts, or use leftover chicken, chop into bite-size pieces

Assemble the bowl –  on the bottom and side of a 1/3 of the bowl spread about 2 tbsp of hummus, fill a 1/3 of the bowl with fresh greens, and a 1/3 of the bowl with your rice/quinoa mixture, place your chicken on top of the hummus.  Add 1/2 a cup of your coleslaw mix, 1/2 a chopped avocado, cherry tomatoes, and the fried corn.  Drizzle with spicy ranch dressing, and enjoy!

Clean Ranch Dressing 

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp dried chives
  • You can use 2-3 times the amount of fresh herbs if desired
  • 1/2 small lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of pepper
  • 1/2 cup of milk of your choosing

Mix together and enjoy

About the Author

Michelle Miller

Holistic Nutrition General Nutrition and Meal Plans Nutritional counseling

Estevan

Hello! My name is Michelle Miller and I live on a farm in southeast Saskatchewan, I am a wife and mother of two.  I am...

Read More

Related Articles

 

Request a Brochure

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

We value your privacy.  You are signing up to receive a brochure, school information and updates about our program. You may opt out at anytime.

Healthy Body • Healthy Mind • Healthy Spirit

Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.

Anne Wilson Schaef

Request a Brochure

We value your privacy.  You are signing up to receive a brochure, school information and updates about our program. You may opt out at anytime.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Close ×