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Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
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Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

These Korean inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a healthy make ahead lunch idea made up of chicken thighs, Asian coleslaw and jasmine rice! Recipe adapted from Canadian Living.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Keyword: chicken thighs, korean, rice vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce
Servings: 4 bowls
Calories: 520kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

Chicken marinade

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Sesame slaw

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

Rice

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 pinch salt

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 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook jasmine rice according to package directions. Mix together ingredients for Asian slaw dressing, then set aside.
  • Add chicken to grill or frying pan. Cook on grill for 7 minutes, then flip and cook another 5 minutes depending on how large the thighs are. If using the oven method, bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 20 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 F in thickest part of thigh.
  • Add two chicken thighs to each meal prep bowl. Toss coleslaw with dressing then add slaw and rice to each bowl. Serve and enjoy - leftovers stay good in the fridge up to 4-5 days.

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Nutrition

Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 491mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 164IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 3mg