Shortcut Burrito Bowls.

  • Author: Bet Denton
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: about 3 burrito bowls


  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 package frozen roasted peppers and onions
  • 1 (10 oz) package frozen, cooked brown rice
  • 3 leftover grilled chicken thighs (or other cooked chicken)
  • avocado or guacamole cups, or shredded cheese, and salsa for topping


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add frozen peppers and onions and stir and cook until heated through and sizzling. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Meanwhile, heat rice in the microwave according to package directions. Warm the chicken in the microwave or add it to the skillet with the peppers and onions until heated through.
  3. Assemble burrito bowls by layering rice, vegetables, and chicken in a bowl and adding toppings to taste.