Main Course: Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls

Servings: 8 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 2 - pounds ground chicken, thawed if frozen
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 cups canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained then fork mashed
  • 1 ½ cups jarred salsa
  • Chili and or cumin powder to taste
  • 2 cups dry long grain rice or 4 cups dry minute rice

Optional topping ideas

  • Shredded cheese
  • Fried green peppers and onions
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Sliced green onion
  • Sliced hot peppers
  • Sour cream or plain yogurt
  • Avocado slices or guacamole

Directions for Preparation

  1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, fry the first four ingredients in a large frying pan continually breaking up the meat.
  3. Once cooked, use a clean spatula to add in the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Cook for a few minutes until the flavours have melded together.
  5. Assemble bowls!
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