$20 & 30 Minutes to Feed a Family of 4 in a Healthy Manner:ck fajita rice bowl

As promised monthly, below is September’s healthy and timeless meal creation!

Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl

Item Cost
½ tsp. chili powder$0.19
½ tsp. paprika$0.19
½ tsp. garlic powder$0.19
½ ground cumin$0.19
¼ tsp. dried oregano$0.19
½ tsp. salt & 1/8 tsp. pepper$0.00
½ lime (cut into 4 wedges)$0.49
12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into strips)$5.99
2 cup of cooked brown rice$0.99
1 cup red bell pepper (chopped)$0.99
1 medium avocado (diced)$0.99
4 tbsp. pickled jalapeno slices$1.89
½ cup salsa$1.29
Cilantro leaves for garnish$0.99
Total Cost for Dinner- Serves 4$13.13

Cooking Instructions:

Combine spices in a bowl. Rub spice mixture on to chicken and toss to coat. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. chickenWhen oil is hot, add chicken. Cook, stirring occasionally until no longer pink in the middle (about 5-6 minutes), transfer to a serving bowl and cover to keep warm.

Start to assemble the bowls, divide ingredients evenly 4 ways. Brown RiceStart with the rice, then add the red pepper, avocado, jalapenos, and the sliced chicken strips. Top with salsa, lime wedge, and cilantro!


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