Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. Greek Chicken
  2. 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  3. 1/4 cup olive oil
  4. 3 Tbs garlic, minced (Note, adjust to preference)
  5. 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  6. 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  7. 1 Tbs dried oregano
  8. 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  9. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  10. Cucumber Salad
  11. 2 English cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  12. 1/3 cup lemon juice
  13. 2 Tbs olive oil
  14. 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  15. 1/2 Tbs minced garlic
  16. 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  17. Tzatziki Sauce
  18. 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  19. 1 English cucumber, finely diced
  20. 1 Tbs minced garlic
  21. 1/2 Tbs dill weed, or 1 Tbs fresh dill, chopped fine
  22. 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  23. 1 tsp lemon zest
  24. 1/2 tsp chopped fresh mint (optional)
  25. Salt and pepper to taste
  26. The Rest
  27. 3 cups cooked brown rice
  28. 1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes, halved
  29. 1/2 cup red onion slices
Instructions
  1. In a large plastic zip bag, combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, oregano, greek yogurts and salt and pepper. Massage to mix.
  2. Add chicken into the bag.
  3. Massage to make sure chicken is full covered and marinate for at least 20 minutes, up to 12 hours.
  4. Drain the chicken from the marinade, discarding the marinade.
  5. In a skillet, heat some olive oil over medium-high heat.
  6. Add chicken when it is hot, and cook, flipping part way through. Cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Cooking time depends on thickness and size of the chicken. Cook until internal temp is 165 degrees.
  7. Remove from pan, and let cool.
  8. Once cool, cut into bite sized pieces. Just make sure you let it cool, or all the juice will run out.
  9. Meanwhile, make cucumber salad by chunking the cucumbers, and tossing in a bowl with the lemon juice, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, and oregano. Set aside
  10. Make tzatziki sauce by combining the Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, dill weed, lemon juice, lemon zest in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper. And add mint (optional)
  11. Refrigerate while assembling your bowls.
  12. Cook brown rice according to package directions. When finished cooking, divide between meal prep containers, 1/2 cup in each container, halve cherry tomatoes, and mix with red onion slices. Divide amongst the bowls.
  13. Top with chicken, cucumber salad, and some tzatziki sauce.
  14. Keep for 3- 5 days in airtight container, serve cold!
Adapted from Eazy Peazy Mealz
Adapted from Eazy Peazy Mealz
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Leah

In July of 2010, Leah decided to change her lifestyle and get in the best shape of her life. She joined a small fitness studio in the area, learned to manage her nutrition and worked out using weights and interval training and she achieved her first personal goal within a year. After that her personal goal was to continue decreasing her body fat and see visible muscle definition. Since joining Fitness Renegades she achieved this goal. Her passion for fitness and nutrition sparked her new career path as a Fitness and Nutrition Coach. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist through NASM.


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