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Cilantro Lime Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

Get your meal-prep on with this healthy meal-prep cilantro lime chicken served next to a delicious cauliflower rice! This meal prep recipe is fresh, low-carb, high-protein, and about to be a staple in your routine. Don’t forget to serve the cilantro lime chicken next to homemade cauliflower rice for a complete meal-prep meal! 

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 29 mins
  • Total Time: 49 minutes
  • Author: Lee Hersh
  • Yield: 4

Ingredients

For the Chicken

  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (1-2 limes depending on how juicy they are)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey

For the Cauliflower Rice

For the Bowls

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, chopped

Instructions

For the Chicken

  1. First, heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add chicken to the pan and cook over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side.
  3. Let cool for 15-20 minutes before slicing. Slice chicken and set aside.
  4. Add the rest of the chicken ingredients into a large bowl. Mix well.
  5. Place sliced chicken to the bowl and toss with dressing. Refrigerate.

For the Cauliflower Rice

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add riced cauliflower and spices and cook for 5 minutes. Then, add in black beans and sauté for another 2. Finally, add in red onion and mix.

For the bowls

  1. Place chicken, cauliflower rice, 1/4 cup tomatoes, 1/4 of an avocado in to a bowl. Enjoy.

Notes

-This recipe will stay good in your refrigerator for up to 4 days.
-To make this recipe paleo, do not use beans. To make this recipe vegan, sorry.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4
  • Calories: 378
  • Sugar: 6
  • Fat: 21
  • Carbohydrates: 16
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 32