Avocado Salsa Chicken Burrito Bowls

Avocado Salsa Chicken Burrito Bowls

A colorful salsa, made with creamy avocado, tomatoes, jalapeño and a splash of lime not only makes this hearty chicken burrito bowl beautiful, but it also delivers big flavor in every bite. Crisp and cold Corona® Citrus Lime Hard Seltzer is the perfect pairing for this satisfying meal.
Prep 40 Minutes
Total 45 Minutes
Servings 4

Ingredient List

Avocado Salsa

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup tomato, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1 package Old El Paso™ Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl Kit
  • Oil, water and butter called for on package
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium bowl, stir together Avocado Salsa ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Add rice (from burrito bowl kit), 1 3/4 cups water and butter to 2-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, stir chicken, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and seasoning mix (from burrito bowl kit) until well coated. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until very little liquid remains and chicken is cooked through and begins to brown.
  4. Divide rice among 4 serving bowls. Top with chicken, avocado salsa, queso fresco, cilantro and queso blanco sauce (from burrito bowl kit). Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Expert Tips

  • If you’d like your avocado salsa spicy, just substitute serrano chile for the jalapeño in this recipe. If you like it even spicier, don’t seed the chile before chopping.
  • If full-sized tomatoes are not in season, try substituting chopped cherry tomatoes to get the best flavor.
  • Relax responsibly®. Corona® Hard Seltzer Spiked Sparkling Water with Natural Flavors. Imported by Crown Imports, Chicago, IL


1 Bowl Calories 650 (Calories from Fat 290); Total Fat 32g (Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat 0.5g); Cholesterol 105mg; Sodium 1520mg; Total Carbohydrate 53g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 6g); Protein 38g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 30%; Iron 10%;
Exchanges: 2 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Vegetable, 3 Very Lean Meat, 1 Medium-Fat Meat, 5 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 3.5 

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