Meal Prep Moroccan Chicken Bowls

Ready to start your week? Meal prepping for a few of your meals can be an amazing way to set yourself up for success with your nutrition goals! This recipe is SO tasty and absolutely packed with flavour, so you know you’ll never be sorry that it took you a few extra minutes to make this healthy meal that you can enjoy for over and over again!

 

Serves 5

 
Meal prep moroccan chicken and rice

Ingredients:

 
  • 2 cups (500ml) reduced salt chicken stock

  • 1⁄3 cup (80ml) water

  • 1 cup of uncooked. brown rice

  • 1 tsp of tumeric

  • 1 heaped 1Tbps Moroccan spice mix (mixture of cumin, coriander, paprika, ginger, turmeric)

  • 2 tsp smoked paprika

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • 1 fresh chilli

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 500g skinless chicken breast

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 red capsicums, diced

  • 3 carrots, sliced

  • 1 cucumber, sliced

  • 2 cups of mixed salad e.g. spinach, lettuce, cabbage, kale, roughly chopped

  • 30g roasted almonds, chopped

  • 5 Medjool dates, chopped

  • small bunch of fresh herbs, e.g. Parsley, mint, coriander

  • 1 lime, zested & juiced

  • 50g goat’s cheese or feta, crumbled

 

Method:

 
  1. Cook rice in a rice cooker with the chicken stock, tumeric and salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Mix all the spices, chilli, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium–high heat. Add the chicken, onion and garlic and half the spice mix and cook for about 5 minutes until browned.

  4. Add remaining spice mix and sauté for another minute. Remove from heat and stir through lime zest, juice and herbs, stirring constantly. Set aside.

  5. Fluff rice with a fork, add in the almonds and dates. Divide between serving bowls. Add chicken, salad ingredients and and top with crumbled cheese, and extra herbs to serve.

 

Nutrition info per serve: 416kcal, 32.8g protein, 12g fat, 38.9g carbs

 

Looking for more easy meal-prep recipes – Have you tried our Turkey Macro Bowl!

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