Bowl meals build texture and flavor with layers of nutritious ingredients. Since there’s no center stage in a bowl, a small portion of meat travels far, putting more emphasis on the vegetables and whole grains. The avocado sauce pulls it all together with irresistible creaminess. This nutrient-packed bowl covers 100% your daily goal for immune-boosting vitamin C, and over one-quarter of your daily potassium needs.

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Credit: Greg DuPree

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Serves 1 (serving size: 1 bowl)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine chicken, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large ziplock plastic bag; seal. Chill 1 hour, or let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add chicken, and cook until a thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 165°F, about 4 minutes per side; transfer to a cutting board.

  • Reduce heat to medium. Add kale to pan, and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in pilaf and orange juice; cook, stirring often, until heated through, about 1 minute.

  • Place kale mixture in a bowl. Slice 1 chicken breast into strips (reserve remaining chicken for Day 2 Lunch); place on kale mixture. Top with Green Goddess Avocado Sauce and orange slices.

Nutrition Facts

428 calories; fat 20g; saturated fat 3g; protein 30g; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 6g; sugars 8g; sodium 662mg.
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