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20 Healthy Chicken Bowl Recipes You’ll Love

Between the protein, carbs, and veggies, these chicken bowl recipes are guaranteed to satisfy your hunger.

They’re also family-friendly and pretty easy on your wallet.

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Teriyaki Chicken Bowl with Sesame Seeds Rice and Greens

Plus, they’re bright, fresh, and easy to make.

So if you need some new ideas for meal prep, these chicken bowl recipes should do the trick.

Whether you’re in the mood for a crispy Asian-inspired dish or a cheesy Mexican chicken dinner, I’ve got you covered.

Now, let’s get to it!

Easy Chicken Burrito Bowl and More!

1. Taco Chicken Bowls

Aren’t weeknights the worst?

You finally get home after a long work day, and you’re exhausted. The last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen cooking a complicated meal.

Cue in this delicious taco chicken bowl recipe.

With just a few minutes of prep, you can throw everything into the slow cooker and let it do its magic while you relax.

Now that’s what I call a weeknight winner.

2. Chicken Burrito Bowl

Are you looking for a way to mix up your chicken dinner routine? If so, then you should definitely try this burrito bowl.

Packed with flavor and nutrients, it’s also incredibly easy to make.

Fill it with your favorite chicken burrito ingredients, and then top it off with a dollop of sour cream.

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And don’t worry if you’re not a master chef – this dish is virtually impossible to screw up. 

3. Sesame Chicken Bowls

Not only is this bowl effortless, but it’s also jam-packed with flavor.

The sesame chicken is crispy and slightly sweet, while the rice and vegetables provide a satisfying crunch.

Best of all, this dish can be easily customized to suit your taste.

For example, if you’re looking for more heat, add some extra chili sauce.

Or, if you’re in the mood for something sweeter, try adding a touch of honey to the sauce.

4. Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl

Teriyaki chicken rice bowl is a delicious and simple way to enjoy a restaurant favorite at home.

And, it’s way less expensive than ordering delivery!

Plus, you can control the sodium level in the dish by making your own teriyaki sauce.

Serve the chicken over steamed rice and top with shredded carrots, green onions, and sesame seeds. Yum!

5. Greek Chicken Bowl

This recipe is healthy, flavorful, and a breeze to whip up.

Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, it’s as easy as leaving the chicken to marinade in lemon juice, spices, and olive oil.

Before you know it, it’s tender and overflowing with citrusy goodness. Plus, the zesty dressing also doubles as a delicious sauce.

Finish with fresh vegetables, feta cheese, and Kalamata olives. Then, serve it with a side of pita or naan bread.

6. Southwest Chicken Burrito Bowls

A southwestern chicken burrito bowl is ideal for those who love Mexican food but want a lighter, healthier option.

You’ll season the chicken with a flavorful blend of spices, and the beans and veggies provide plenty of fiber and nutrients.

What’s not to love about that?

Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a side of chips and salsa for an extra-special treat. Enjoy!

7. Thai Chicken Buddha Bowls

My everyday mantra is ‘treat yo’ self!’

And what better way to do that than a delicious, healthy meal that’s easy to make?

Not only are these bowls brimming with flavor, but they’re also pretty darn nutritious.

Better yet, they’re perfect for meal prepping. So make a big batch at the beginning of the week, and you’ll have lunch (and dinner) sorted for days.

Serve with a side of steamed rice and a sprinkle of green onions, and you’re good to go!

8. Hot Honey Chicken Bowls

Have you jumped on the hot honey train yet?

Trust me, it’s more than worth the hype. Especially in this hot honey and chicken bowl.

The sweet honey and fiery hot sauce balance each other perfectly, and the chicken is cooked to juicy perfection.

You could serve this over rice for a complete meal. But I think roasted sweet potatoes would be even better!

9. Buffalo Chicken Bowl

Calling all buffalo chicken lovers! This recipe is for you.

Tender chunks of chicken smothered in a zesty Buffalo sauce and served over a bed of rice?

What could be more mouthwatering than that?

This zippy dish is sure to please and guaranteed to leave a few people sweating.

So, serve it with a side of celery and blue cheese dressing to help keep things cool.

10. Copycat Applebee’s Orange Chicken Bowl

Trust me when I say this is more than just a simple copycat recipe. In fact, I’d go as far to say it’s even better than the original.

The orange chicken is tender and juicy, with a flavorful coating and bright citrus taste.

Meanwhile, the rice is light and fluffy, and the veggies are fresh and crunchy.

Finish it with sliced almonds and green onions, and you’ll crave this again and again.

11. Hawaiian Chicken Bowls

Thanks to the juicy chicken, fresh pineapple, and crispy veggies, this dish is packed with flavor.

It’s a mouthwatering meal that’ll leave you feeling more than satisfied.

That said, if you’re feeling extra hungry, add a fried egg on top. The added protein and runny yolk really brighten this whole thing up.

12. Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowl

This is a fun, flavorful twist on a classic dish. And it’s sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

The straightforward recipe is a terrific place to start. But feel free to tailor it to your own tastes.

Oh, and you can even use up leftovers in this dish.

Serve it with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and a dollop of sour cream, and you’ve got yourself one delicious meal.

13. BBQ Chicken Bowls

Chicken bowls are a fantastic dinner for the summer. They’re light, bright, and can usually be served hot or cold.

In this case, you’ll cook the chicken in a Crockpot until it’s nice and tender. That’s topped with a variety of colorful vegetables.

All that’s missing is some crusty bread on the side to mop up the sauce. Yum!

14. Grilled Taco Chicken Bowls

Try these grilled taco bowls if you’re looking for a fun and easy meal the whole family will love.

You’ll marinate the chicken with lime juice, chili powder, and other spices, then grill it until it’s lightly charred.

When the chicken is ready, fill your bowl with fresh onions, garlic, avocado, and your favorite taco toppings.

A side of chips and salsa works wonders. But this dish is tasty enough on its own too.

Either way, it’ll be a hit with your family.

15. Jerk Chicken Bowls with Mango Salsa

Jerk chicken is a staple of Caribbean cuisine, and for good reason – it’s delicious!

The bold spice of the jerk seasoning pairs perfectly with the sweet mango salsa in this recipe. Together, they make one helluva refreshing dish.

And don’t worry, the mango salsa is insanely easy to make and can be served on the side or on top of the chicken.

Whether you’re looking for a new weeknight dinner idea or a fun way to spice up your next BBQ, these jerk chicken bowls are just the ticket.

16. Korean Chicken Bowls

The key to a good chicken bowl is in the marinade. It’s what takes the meat from just okay to phenomenally scrumptious.

In this case, that means a mixture of soy sauce, pears, ginger, and gochujang (Korean chili paste).

After no time at all, the chicken will become sweet and spicy with a lovely smoky undertone.

Once you’ve mastered the marinade, the rest is easy.

Simply add some rice and veggies, and you’ve got a complete meal.

17. Cilantro Lime Chicken Burrito Bowls

A well-rounded meal should have a little bit of everything.

And that’s exactly what you’ll get with these cilantro, lime, and chicken burrito bowls.

They’re fully loaded with protein, packed with vegetables, and brimming with carbs, so you’ll be satisfied and energized all day long.

And they’re easy to make, so you won’t have to spend hours in the kitchen. Just throw everything in a bowl and enjoy!

18. Copycat KFC Chicken Bowl

This recipe only requires five main ingredients and is just as good as the original.

You’ll need to cook each ingredient individually and then assemble the bowls.

Once you’ve tried this recipe, you’ll never go back to the fast food version again. Serve with a side of green beans or sautéed spinach.

19. Greek Chicken Tzatziki Bowls

Tzatziki is one of my favorite sauces. It’s so light and refreshing yet packs a good nutritious punch.

Plus, it’s a wonderful cooling contrast to the richness of the chicken.

Finish this bowl with crispy lettuce, feta cheese, and fresh tahini sauce. Trust me, this is one dish you’ll want to add to your regular rotation.

20. Sheet Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

This chicken is seasoned with a homemade rub and cooked until it’s juicy and tender.

That alone has me hooked!

But then you’ll add hearty black beans, fluffy rice, and rich cheddar cheese.

It’s everything you love about a burrito, but it’s much easier to make. All that’s missing is a big dollop of guac!

20 Healthy Chicken Bowl Recipe Collection

Between the protein, carbs, and veggies, these chicken bowl recipes are guaranteed to satisfy your hunger. They’re bright, fresh, and easy to make, too.

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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