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Chipotle Chicken & Rice Bowls

Chipotle Chicken & Rice Bowls

with Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Salsa Fresca

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Bowls have gone beyond “having a moment” and officially become a dinnertime staple. And why not? They’re hearty, comforting, and so versatile. This version is packed with delicious (nutritious!) fixings like spiced chicken and toasty, roasted sweet potatoes. They’re served over a bed of scallion-flecked lime rice and topped with fresh salsa and smoky-hot chipotle crema. Yep, this bodacious bowl is sure to satisfy.

Tags:Family friendly
Allergens:Milk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
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serving amount
2
4

1 unit

Sweet Potato

1 unit

Yellow Onion

2 unit

Scallions

1 unit

Roma Tomato

1 unit

Lime

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

4 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(ContainsMilk)

1 teaspoon

Chipotle Powder

10 ounce

Chicken Cutlets

Not included in your delivery

4 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2761 kJ
Calories660 kcal
Fat25 g
Saturated Fat10 g
Carbohydrate71 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein36 g
Cholesterol140 mg
Sodium300 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Zester
Baking Sheet
Small pot
Small Bowl
Paper Towel
Large Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Dice sweet potato into ½-inch pieces. Halve, peel, and cut onion into ½-inch-thick wedges. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. Dice tomato. Zest and quarter lime.

2

Toss sweet potato on one side of a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil, salt, pepper, and half the Southwest Spice (you’ll use the rest later). Toss onion on empty side with a drizzle of oil, salt, and pepper. Roast on top rack, tossing halfway through, until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes.

3

Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add scallion whites and cook until softened, 1 minute. Add rice, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a big pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

4

While rice cooks, in a small bowl, combine sour cream, a squeeze of lime juice, and a pinch of chipotle powder (taste and add more from there if you like things spicy). Stir in water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

5

Pat chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt, pepper, and remaining Southwest Spice. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, 3-5 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board. Let chicken rest, then slice crosswise.

6

In a second small bowl, combine tomato, scallion greens, a squeeze of lime juice, salt, and pepper. Fluff rice with a fork; stir in 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings), a squeeze of lime juice, lime zest to taste, salt, and pepper. Divide between bowls. Top with veggies, chicken, and salsa. Drizzle with chipotle crema. Serve with remaining lime on the side.