Buddha Bowl Recipes

Buddha Bowl recipe




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Buddha Bowl

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Lunch Buddha bowl
By Easilycook Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 30 min Total Time: 40 min

A “Buddha Bowl,” as defined by urban dictionary, is “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded 'belly' appearance on the top much like the belly of a Buddha.”

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 c. Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 4 c. cooked brown rice
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 2 c. baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp. Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 tsp. Toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 425°. On a large baking sheet, toss sweet potatoes and onion with 1 tablespoon of oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake until tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

2

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium- high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil. Season chicken with garlic powder, ginger, salt, and pepper. Cook until golden and no longer pink, 8 minutes per side. Let rest 10 minutes, then slice.

3

In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce, and honey. Whisk in sesame oil and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil until smooth.

4

Divide rice among four bowls and top each with sweet potato mixture, chicken, avocado, and baby spinach. Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds and drizzle with dressing before serving.




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