Chicken Fajita Grain Bowls


Looking for a new, easy weeknight dinner? Try our Chicken Fajita Grain Bowls that are packed with flavor! Made with seasonal ingredients and Lotus Foods Organic Brown Basmati Rice for a satisfying and nutrient-dense meal.

Fun fact!

Lotus Foods is the first heirloom rice to achieve Regenerative Organic Certification and is grown on family farms… did I mention it also has the most exceptional flavor and texture?! 😋

One of my favorite parts of this blog is sharing my favorite brands with you all! And it's safe to say that Lotus Foods well fits the criteria.

What is so special about Lotus Foods' Organic Brown Basmati Rice?

  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Whole Grain
  • Gluten-Free
  • Non-GMO
  • Regernative Organic Certified
  • Cooks in 30 minutes (which is such a win with this type of rice!)
  • Certified Fair Trade

Lotus Foods' Organic Brown Basmati Rice is grown on family farms in Northern India and is one of the few authentic traditional basmati varieties that is still in production. It has the most AMAZING flavor and texture. It's aromatic and soft, just like your typical white basmati rice but with so much more aroma and flavor. It complements just about any protein and is ready in just 30 minutes!

Learn more by clicking here.

What is heirloom rice?

Heirloom is the term for plants that are grown from indigenous seed stocks that are ancient and used in its traditional region. It is NOT hybridized nor genetically modified.

Where can I find their product?

I recommend checking on their website here, but my go to place is Whole Foods Market :)

Now, it’s time to grab our aprons and begin baking deliciousness! ’till next time! xxL

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Chicken Fajita Grain Bowls



Cilantro Rice

  • 1 cup Lotus Foods Organic Brown Basmati Rice
  • 1 3/4 cup Chicken Broth or Water
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper

Seasoned Chicken

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 3/4 tsp. Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Black Pepper

For serving:

  • Mixed Greens
  • 2-3 Bell Peppers, thinly sliced, sauteed
  • 1/2 Red Onion, thinly diced
  • Avocado, sliced
  • Black Beans
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream
  • Corn, shucked and sauteed
  • Lime Wedges


Cilantro Rice:

  1. In a large saucepan, warm up the olive oil over medium high heat for 1 minute.
  2. Add in the brown basmati rice, stirring in the salt, black pepper, and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro.
  3. Toast for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add in the broth or water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, then cover to simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat, let it stand covered for 5 minutes, the fluff with a fork.

Seasoned Chicken:

  1. In a small bowl, mix all the dry seasonings to make the homemade fajita seasoning. Generously pat the mixture evenly over both chicken breasts.
  2. Heat a large skillet with the olive oil over medium heat. Sear the chicken breasts for 6-8 minutes on both sides, or until fully cooked (internal temperatures reach 165F).
  3. Let it rest for 5 minutes, then slice into bite -ized pieces.

For serving:

  1. In each bowl, add a generous layer of mixed greens, 3/4 cup rice, 1/4th of the sliced chicken, and your favorite fajita toppings. Enjoy!

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