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Low Carb Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl

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Enjoy as an easy keto lunch or dinner. Low carb chicken fajita rice bowl is a recipe you can meal prep ahead of time. Chicken and roasted red pepper are topped over a bed of spanish cauliflower rice. Top with sour cream and salsa for the ultimate mexican fare.

Spanish Cauliflower Rice Ingredients

  • 4 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, canned or fresh
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup chicken bone broth
  • 1/2 cup diced zucchini
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Toppings Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked chicken, grilled, rotisserie or leftover
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced
  • 3/4 cup sour cream

Low Carb Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl Directions

  • 1
    Start by making the spanish cauliflower rice. Add tomatoes, onion and garlic to a food processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside.
    tomato mixture in a food processor
  • 2
    Over medium high heat, add avocado oil to a skillet. Then add cauliflower rice and saute for 2 minutes.
    cauliflower rice cooking in a pan
  • 3
    Add tomato mixture and cook for additional 2 minutes.
    spanish rice cooking in a skillet
  • 4
    Add broth, salt, cumin and zucchini to the skillet. Cover and continue to cook until cauliflower rice and zucchini are softened and most of the liquid is gone. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.
    keto mexican rice in a skillet
  • 5
    Add sliced bell pepper to the skillet with a splash of avocado oil. Saute over medium high heat until softened. Optional - roast bell pepper in the oven at 425 degrees.
    bell pepper sauteed in a skillet
  • 6
    Scoop spanish cauliflower rice into a bowl. Top with cooked chicken, bell pepper and sour cream. Add additional cilantro, salsa and guacamole if desired.
    assemble fajita rice bowl

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Keto Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl Recipe

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Chicken fajita rice bowls are something I like to make when I have leftover chicken. It’s easy to make up a batch of spanish cauliflower rice. Then top with chicken, sauteed bell pepper, and sour cream. Enjoy as a quick keto lunch or dinner - especially when you meal prep all the ingredients ahead of time.

Often, I will make the keto mexican rice ahead of time. Along with grilling chicken or using a rotissarie chicken, this recipe can come together quickly if you have all the ingredients pre-made.

Riced Cauliflower

bowl of low carb spanish cauliflower rice

The easiest route to take when making spanish cauliflower rice is to buy cauliflower rice at the store. You can find it in the produce section or the frozen foods section of the grocery store.

It’s more cost effective to make your own cauliflower rice from a whole head of cauliflower. Take a whole cauliflower and cut off the stem and cut into large chunks. Use a cheese grater or food processer to chop into rice pieces.

Chicken Options

whole rotissarie chicken

Any type of chicken works well for this recipe. You can prepare it with your favorite method - grilled, shredded, baked. Or get a rotissarie chicken from the grocery store.

I have also used leftover keto chicken schnitzel for these low carb fajita bowls. It’s a way to have crispy chicken tenders on your rice bowl. To reheat the chicken schnitzel, bake it in the oven for 7-8 minutes or use an air fryer at 400 degrees for 5 minutes to reheat. This will help crisp up the chicken. crispy chicken slices on fajita low carb bowl

Optional Toppings

Other toppings that you can add to your low carb chicken fajita rice bowl are:

  • sauteed onion
  • avocado
  • guacamole
  • cheese
  • slice radish
  • salsa

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