Chipotle Chicken Bowl

Chipotle Chicken Bowl Recipe

Chipotle Chicken Bowl with Avocado Cream Sauce

Chipotles are smoked dried jalapenos. They are often sold in Mexican markets or in the ethnic section of grocery stores. Purchase the chipotles whole, and us a coffee grinder to make the ground chipotle powder. The chipotle powder gives a beautiful red color to the chicken!


High cal Calories 502kcal

High fat Total Fat 19g

sat fat Saturated Fat 4g

chol Cholesterol 34mg

High sodium Sodium 514mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 62g

Serving size 303g Calories from fat 174kcal Fiber 12g Protein 23g Sugar 3g
4 servings


  • 1 package chicken tenders
  • 2 tablespoons ground Chipotle
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons grape seed oil, separated
  • For the Avocado Cream Sauce:
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon fresh jalapeno
  • For the bowl:
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup black beans
  • ½ cup corn kernels
  • Sliced jalapenos, cilantro leaves, microgreens for garnish


  1. 1. In a large bowl, combine Crescent Foods Chicken tenders, ground chipotle, ground garlic powder, ground cumin, ground cayenne, salt, lime juice, and 1 tablespoon grape seed oil. Toss until chicken tenders are well coated in seasoning.
  2. 2. Allow Crescent Foods Chicken tenders to marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  3. 3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil in a skillet on medium heat. Place chicken tenders in the skillet and cook 3-4 minutes on each side.
  4. 4. To make your avocado sauce, place avocado, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, water and salt in a blender and blend until smooth. You may wish to add more water for a thinner sauce.
  5. 5. Assemble your bowl by laying chicken atop the rice, beans, corn, tomatoes. Drizzle with avocado cream sauce.
  6. 6. Enjoy 


  • Chefs Tip: Buy whole chipotles and blend at home for a fresh, deep flavor and color.

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Chipotle Chicken Bowl with Avocado Cream Sauce Recipe using Crescent Foods Chicken Tenders