Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep

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For chicken:
1 tbsp Garlic powder
2 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Ground paprika
12 oz Chicken Breast boneless skinless , 2 or 3 breasts
2 tsp Avocado oil
2 tsp Lime juice
For sauce:
1-2 cloves Garlic peeled and smashed
1 Avocado peeled and pitted
1 tbsp Black pepper freshly ground
1 tbsp Lime juice fresh, or lemon juice
1 tbsp White vinegar or apple cider vinegar plus more to taste
¼ cup Parsley fresh
⅓ cup Cilantro fresh
½ tsp Onion powder
½ tsp Garlic powder
¼ tsp Ground paprika
¾ cup Almond milk unsweetened
1 tsp Salt
To serve:
10 Eggs boiled to preference
Red bell pepper sliced
Yellow bell pepper sliced
2 ½ cups Mixed greens

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Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep


This Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep is a healthy protein-rich make-ahead lunch. You know those weeks when you are so busy you can’t hear yourself think and the last thing you want to do is have to think about preparing daily lunches. This handy chicken dish will solve your problem!

To make this recipe, start by preparing a seasoning mixture and coating chicken breasts with it. Cook the chicken in a large skillet. Once cooked, set aside to cool. As the chicken cools, blend up an avocado and cilantro ranch dressing. Assemble the individual lunch servings starting with mixed greens topped with chicken. Add peppers and eggs to each container and sprinkle with reserved seasoning mixture. Serve with the avocado and cilantro dressing. Yum!

To make my Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep


Make seasoning mixture


Combine 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 2 teaspoons of chili powder, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1 teaspoon paprika in a small bowl. Reserve 2 teaspoons of the seasoning mixture and set aside. Sprinkle seasoning over both sides of chicken breasts.


Sear chicken


Heat 2 teaspoons of avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, place the chicken breasts in the skillet and sear on the first side for about 5-6 minutes. Turn and cook for another 5-6 minutes on the other side.


Drizzle with lime juice


Drizzle the cooked chicken with 2 teaspoons of lime juice. Place on a plate and set aside to cool.


Prepare dressing


Place 1-2 cloves of peeled garlic, 1 peeled and pitted avocado, 1 tablespoon each of freshly ground black pepper, fresh lemon or lime juice and vinegar in a food processor or blender with ¼ cup of fresh parsley, ⅓ cup of fresh cilantro, ½ a teaspoon each of onion powder and garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon of paprika, ¾ cup of unsweetened almond milk, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Blend until very smooth. Taste and add more vinegar, citrus juice, or salt to taste. Divide the dressing evenly among condiment cups or small reusable containers.


Slice chicken


Slice the cooked and rested chicken breasts against the grain.


Assemble individual servings


Divide mixed greens evenly among 5 meal prep containers. Divide sliced chicken among containers and place on top of greens.


Add peppers and eggs


Evenly divide sliced red and yellow peppers between the containers and place alongside the chicken and greens. Place 2 eggs in each container and sprinkle with the reserved Southwestern seasoning.



Serve drizzled with avocado and cilantro ranch dressing.

This recipe for Healthy Mexican Chicken Meal Prep is a delicious protein-filled weekday lunch! Please come back and leave a comment below if you try this one!

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