Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
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Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

These Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a healthy make ahead lunch idea made up of chicken thighs, Asian coleslaw and jasmine rice! Korean chicken recipe adapted from Canadian Living.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Grain bowls
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Servings: 4 bowls
Calories: 390kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups cooked jasmine rice

Asian slaw

  • 1 bag coleslaw mix
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ginger

Chicken marinade

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to high heat, or preheat oven to 425 F. In a large bowl, mix chicken marinade ingredients together. Add chicken thighs and marinate 15-20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook jasmine rice according to package directions. Mix together ingredients for Asian slaw dressing, then set aside. Add rice and coleslaw to each meal prep bowl.
  • Add chicken to grill or frying pan. Cook on grill for 5 minutes, then flip and cook another 3-5 minutes depending on how large the thighs are. If using the oven method, cook for 25 minutes until fully cooked.
  • Add two chicken thighs to each meal prep bowl and pack a bit of Asian slaw dressing on the side to add to coleslaw mix the day of (it gets soggy if you add at the beginning of the week). Serve and enjoy - leftovers stay good in the fridge up to 5 or 6 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 663mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7% | Vitamin C: 13% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 6%