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Sesame Ginger Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Paleo, Whole30, GF, DF


Do you meal prep? I don’t very often but when I make a dish like this one, it makes me want to do it more. I don’t like eating the same boring soggy vegetables over and over again, I don’t think anybody does. These sesame ginger chicken meal prep bowls show you how to do it up right! Crunchy veggies, flavorful chicken, fluffy cauliflower rice, yes please!

Chicken and veggies in a meal prep container

I used Primal Kitchen Sesame Ginger dressing/marinade for this recipe (because it’s amazing) but you can make your own marinade at home too.

To Make Your Own Marinade:

chicken meal prep bowls with bottle of marinade

You can grill the chicken, but we live in an apartment so my favorite way to cook meat is in my cast iron skillet . It still gives you that caramelized flavor because it retains heat so well. When you take out the chicken, you can cook the cauliflower rice in the same pan to use up all those delicious flavors. You can also switch it up by using brown or white rice.

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These glass meal prep containers are awesome, they are BPA free and even have compartments!

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Sesame Ginger Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Leave your soggy veggies behind with these delicious sesame ginger chicken bowls!
3 from 2 votes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 Bowls
Calories 420 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbls Avocado Oil
  • 4 Chicken Thighs Boneless, Skinless
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 cups Cauliflower Rice
  • 2 Carrots peeled and cut into sticks
  • 1 cup Snow Peas
  • 1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Marinade Sesame Ginger
  • 1 Orange
  • 2 Green Onions sliced
  • 2 Tbls Sesame Seeds

Instructions
 

  • Let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before cooking. (if using Primal Kitchen, add the juice of half an orange)
  • Heat your skillet over medium/high heat and add avocado oil. Take chicken out of the marinade, pat dry and season both sides with salt and pepper. Cook chicken for 7-10 minutes per side or until completely cooked through.
  • Take chicken out of the pan and set aside to rest. Turn the heat to medium/low, add a little more oil if needed and then cook the onion and garlic for two minutes.
  • Add in the cauliflower rice and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  • To assemble the bowls, put in cooled cauliflower rice in first and top with green onions. Then sliced chicken, top with sesame seeds. Then carrot sticks and snow peas. Add a slice of orange on top.
  • Make sure bowls are cooled completely before storing in the fridge.

Nutrition

Calories: 420kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 22gFat: 30gFiber: 5g
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