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Fast and Easy Cinco de Mayo recipe Margarita LIme Chicken and Rice Bowls via flouronmyface.com

Margarita Lime Chicken Rice Bowls

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Your favorite Chili's restaurant flavors at home. These Margarita Lime Chicken Rice Bowls will get dinner done in 25 minutes or less! Busy Mom's will love this easy dinner recipe while enjoying the flavors of Chili's restaurant from the comfort of home.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 622 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken cut into thin slices
  • 8 oz. package Chili's Bold Skillet Sauce Margarita Lime
  • 2 cups mixed green, yellow and green bell pepper, sliced
  • 3-4 cups cooked white rice
  • 15 oz. black beans drained, rinsed and heated
  • 1 whole lime cut into wedges
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  • Cook the rice following instructions on the package and set aside until chicken is done cooking.(Instant rice is done in about 5 minutes.)
  • Heat the olive oil on medium high in a large skillet. Add the sliced chicken to the skillet.
  • Salt and pepper the chicken.
  • Cook the chicken on all sides until golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Carefully pour off any excess moisture that may have accumulated in the pan.
  • Pour the Chili's Bold Skillet Margarita Lime Sauce and the mixed pepper and onion into the skillet with the cooked chicken.
  • Heat on medium until sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes.
  • Place about a cup of the cooked white rice in the bottom of a bowl.
  • Add about 1 cup of the cooked Margarita Lime chicken to the center of the the rice in the bowl.
  • Circle the chicken with warm black beans.
  • Garnish with lime slices, avocado slices or cilantro if desired.
  • Top with your favorite toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream or homemade Cilantro Green Chili Lime Sauce.

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Calories: 622kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1434mg | Potassium: 1575mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2791IU | Vitamin C: 110mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 4mg
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