One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl: Bring Mexico into Your Kitchen!

Burrito Bowl mit Huhn

Colorful burrito bowls are a big favorite! This one pan dish is quick, easy to make and gives you a healthy load of carbs and protein. You’re vegetarian? Just skip the chicken or replace it with tofu.

One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl

Category: Nutrition

Servings: 4

One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl


  • 450 g chicken breast (cubed)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 200 g brown rice
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 250 g kidney beans (pre-cooked)
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 450 ml vegetable stock
  • 100 g grated cheese of your choice
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 50 g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 spring onion


  1. Dice the onion and tomatoes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the onion until translucent.
  3. Add the cubed chicken to the pan and cook until done on both sides.
  4. Then add the rice and stir well. Sauté the mixture for two more minutes.
  5. Stir in the beans, tomatoes and spices and pour in the vegetable stock. Let the mixture simmer for 20 minutes until the rice is tender.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Sprinkle cheese over the burrito bowl – it will melt in a few minutes.
  8. In the meantime, dice the cherry tomatoes, avocado and spring onion and use them to garnish the dish.

Nutrition Facts

One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl


Amount Per Serving
Calories 590
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 30.8%
Saturated Fat 0
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 0
Total Carbohydrate 50 16.7%
Dietary Fiber 0
Protein 44
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.




Julia Denner

Dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success. View all posts by Julia Denner »