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Thai Chicken Grain Bowl with Peanut Dressing

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: gluten free, 30 minute meal, poultry, kid friendly

Description

Easy Thai Chicken Grain Bowl drizzled with a Creamy Peanut Dressing. These Grain Bowls are filled with veggies, thai flavors, 17 grams of protein and come together in 15 minutes.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups diced rotisserie chicken (I used all white meat)
  • 1 cup julienned carrots
  • 1 cup julienned red pepper
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1 cup sliced purple cabbage
  • 16 snap peas
  • garnish: fresh cilantro and sliced green onions

Peanut Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • optional: 1 tablespoon of honey if you like it sweeter

Instructions

  1. In small bowl add: peanut butter, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, tamari sauce, dry cilantro, fresh lime juice, garlic clove, ginger, sriracha sauce and water. Using a whisk stir everything together until it’s combined and smooth. Set aside.
  2. In meal prep containers divide out food: 1/2 cup brown rice, 1/2 cup rotisserie chicken, 1/4 cup of each veggie, and 4 snap peas. Garnish with fresh cilantro and green onions.
  3. Cover and serve when ready with a drizzle of peanut dressing.


Notes

Can be stored in airtight container for up to 4 days.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 container + dressing
  • Calories: 393
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 394 mg
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 43 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 43 mg