Chipotle Burrito Bowl Recipe

Make a Chipotle burrito bowl at home! Greatest idea ever. 


  • 1 can chipotle in adobo
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • chipotle rice
  • romaine lettuce
For Topping the Burritos:


  1. Remove one chile and 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from can. Coarsely chop chile and place in a medium bowl with the adobo sauce. 
  2. Add all remaining ingredients except for chicken breasts (black pepper, oregano, garlic, onion, cumin powder, and olive oil). Using an immersion blender or food processor, puree mixture until smooth.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a glass dish and coat both sides with the marinade. Cover dish with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours, or up to 24 hours.
  4. Heat grill to medium high heat. Grill chicken until done, approximately 4-5 minutes per side.
  5. Coarsely chop grilled chicken.

To assemble the Burrito Bowl:

  1. Layer rice and lettuce in a bowl.
  2. Add black beans, grilled chicken, guacamole, corn salsa, shredded cheese, sour cream, and any additional toppings of your choice.
  3. Enjoy!
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Tip: Reserve remaining chiles and adobo sauce for other recipes by freezing leftovers in a sandwich bag!


Adapted from the Huffington Post
Cooking Method:
Tex Mex
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4 large burrito bowls
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Author: David Dial
Source: Adapted from the Huffington Post
Recipe Yields: 4 large burrito bowls
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 180 minutes
Total Time: 195 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 large burrito bowl
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 117
Calories 362

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
  Saturated Fat 2g
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
  Dietary Fiber 5g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 35g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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