Easy Grilled Chicken Bowl Recipe

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This grilled chicken bowl recipe is a delicious, easy to make healthy summer meal

I love this grilled chicken bowl recipe because it’s so easy to make and you can change it up by using whatever vegetables you have in your fridge. It’s also perfect for using up leftover chicken. I started making this grilled chicken bowl by seeing what I had in my fridge for something healthier but still tasty and filling.

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grilled chicken bowl

I love vegetables but sometimes I get lazy and just make the same old thing like an easy salad. This time I wanted something different and I wanted it with grilled chicken and lots of veggies. I also wanted to have this grilled chicken bowl be a meal so I decided to have rice be the first layer of the bowl. You can use brown or white rice, I did white this time as we were out of brown rice which is what we usually use.

I always look for the label above when I buy our chicken as I only want chicken raised by a Canadian farmer.

Why do I only want chicken raised by a Canadian farmer?

There’s several reasons, to start we know our Canadian chicken is grain-fed, free of hormones and steroids, all are very important to us. ALL Canadian chicken farmers have to follow a strict and mandatory, audited Animal Care Program. That makes me feel confident when I buy chicken raised by a Canadian chicken farmer. If your store doesn’t carry it make sure to ask them about bringing it in and supporting family owned businesses as vver 90% of Canada’s chicken farms are family owned and operated.

Grilled chicken bowl

Now who is ready to find out how to make this yummy grilled chicken bowl?

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Grilled Chicken Bowl Recipe
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Recipe type: Chicken, salad, meal
Serves: 1 bowl
  • chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • ½ cup of cooked corn
  • ½ of avocado sliced up
  • ½ cup of shredded lettuce
  • ½ of cherry tomatoes
  • dollop of sour cream (optional)
  • pinch of cheese (optional)
  1. Grill your chicken. Heat the grill to a medium heat. Cover the chicken breast in the olive oil/salt/pepper. Place on grill on each side for about 6 minutes or until fully cooked.
  2. When the chicken is done on the grill place it on a cutting board to cool.
  3. Start to constructing your bowl. Layer the bottom with rice (or veggies if you want to skip the rice. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, corn, and avocado around the bowl.
  4. Cut up your chicken into bite size piece and add to your bowl. In the center of the bowl add a dollop of sour cream if you like. Then sprinkle on top a pinch of cheese. Now it's ready for you to dig in and enjoy.
Feel free to use whatever vegetables you have on hand. Make it your own that's what makes this chicken bowl such a great recipe, it's easy to change it to suit what ingredients you have in your fridge.

If you want less carbs skip the rice and add more vegetables and chicken!

Super Easy to Make

I told you super easy right? Remember you can switch up the recipe to suit whatever vegetables you have in your fridge. You’ll be able to create so many delicious yet different meals that way. This could easily be a Chicken Teriyaki Bowl, you could do it with the rice (or without) carrots, snap peas, sesame seeds and of course some teriyaki sauce on your chicken and voila another delicious meal. Be creative and add your favourite veggies.

You know we like to always give you some visuals with our recipes so here we go.

grilled chicken bowl in process

 Constructing your grilled chicken bowl.
So who is hungry now after looking at all these photos of this grilled chicken bowl? I am I think I need to go and make another one for dinner tonight! Feel free to Pin this recipe so you can reference it later! If you try it let us know how you like it and if you changed it up tell us what you did we love new recipe ideas.
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Looking for some other delicious chicken recipes? Make sure to check out our Recipes section for more yummy recipes like this Grilled Chicken Strawberry Pizza
Grilled Chicken Strawberry Pizza Recipe
Grilled Chicken Burger with Maple Mayo Drizzle
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  1. Karla Sceviour says:

    I love bbqing plain chicken thighs and drums on the bbq.,with just a bit of bbq sauce ..soo good,easy and quick for a summer meal!

  2. belinda bell says:

    I love chicken salad with cranberries and pecans in it. These recipe sounds awesome

  3. Traci A says:

    I love buffalo chicken salad with ranch dressing

  4. Linda G says:

    A favorite side with grilled chicken is a creamy potato salad.

  5. Amy Hall says:

    We had similar burrito bowls for lunch-modified a bit for ingredients we were missing.

  6. One of my favorite side dishes to go with bbq’d chicken is creamy cheddar pasta salad. It has a delicious and easy homemade sweet and tart dressing with lots of fresh crunchy veggies added in! Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thank you 🙂

  7. Tammy Dalley says:

    bbq chicken pizza yum!

  8. Dana Miller says:

    My favorite chicken salad sandwich recipe includes grapes and served on a croissant. I have a side dish recipe for strawberry quinoa salad with mint tossed in a lime dressing which is always a hit.

  9. Heidi P says:

    I always love a side dish of mixed grilled veggies which include carrots, baby corn cobs, red bell peppers, red onions. Mix all together with some oil & seasonings, place in foil & on the BBQ till done.

    Thanks @powered-by-mom.com for the lovely chance to win

    going to have to try this recipe or something along the lines, it looks so delicious & quite easy to prepare

  10. BBQ chicken pizza

  11. That looks delicious!

  12. Amy Hall says:

    Favorite BBQ chicken dish is BBQ chicken-chicken on the grill with BBQ sauce.

  13. Lauryn R says:

    Yummy! This sounds like a super easy, light, and delicious meal! This is definitely perfect for summertime, thank you so much for sharing the recipe! 🙂 I can’t wait to try it!

  14. ellen beck says:

    This looks so good! I would love this with chicken or with beef, I love the avocados in it and all the other ingredients.

  15. M Wagenbach says:

    This looks delicious and easy as you said. I’m not in Canada but would still like to try this recipe!

  16. My favorite side dish is cucumber Greek salad.

  17. Margot C says:

    What a nice simple presenation. I have some cold cut-off-the-cob corn from the grill that would be fantastic in this recipe.

  18. Pam Jackson says:

    My favorite side dish is macaroni salad. I do love making salad, adding kidney beans, Doritos and grilled chicken with ranch dressing

  19. Pam Jackson says:

    Sounds Yummy!

  20. This looks so yummy!

  21. I love making a nachos dip with sour cream and cream cheese, topped with veggies and salsa! It’s so easy and perfect in the summer!

  22. Marthalynn says:

    This looks so delicious! I love making “bowl” dinners. I put all the toppings on the table and everyone can dress their bowl as they wish. I will definitely be trying this recipe next!

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