Mexican Rice Bowl


Mexican Rice Bowl are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for any occasion. This dish is a combination of flavours and textures that will delight your taste buds. The base of the bowl is a bed of fluffy and flavorful Mexican rice. Mexican Rice Bowl is a great way to use leftovers or to clean out the fridge. The dish is also versatile, you can add any protein of your choice like chicken, beef, shrimp or even tofu to make it more filling. Mexican Rice Bowl is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, a healthy lunch or even a party dish. It’s a great way to feed a crowd or to meal prep for the week.

Mexican Rice Bowl

Chef Sammy
Mexican Rice Bowls are a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the flavors of Mexico in the comfort of your own home. The dish can be served in bowls or on plates and it's a great way to get everyone to make their own bowl with their preferred ingredients.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican


  • Brown rice
  • Jalapeno
  • 2 Onions
  • Red yellow and green bell pepper sliced
  • Cilantro chopped
  • Zucchini chopped
  • Taco seasoning
  • Black beans
  • Sour cream
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocado
  • Corn
  • Salt
  • Red chili powder
  • Garlic
  • Lime


  • Start with the cooked brown rice.
  • Heat a tsp of EVOO and a tsp of butter.
  • Add 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and salt sauté together place in serving bowl.
  • Then you heat another tsp of oil and throw in crushed garlic, sliced onions, sliced colored sweet peppers, tiny cubes zucchini season with salt, add lime juice and taco seasoning and layer on rice.
  • Then add black beans ( I make this in the insta pot) just pressure cook with salt.
  • Drain well & layer on top of veggies.
  • Then heat another tsp of oil and butter add garlic and salt and taco seasoning.
  • Purée 2 small tomatoes and add to the garlic mix and cook till it darkens ( only do this if using shrimp).
  • Can use either shrimp or thinly sliced chicken breast and sautéed till cooked add on top of beans.
  • Chop tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeño, salt  and some corn( I roast a few cloves of garlic) chop that and chop avocado.
  • Mix well and add on top of the shrimp or chicken.
  • Sprinkle some cheese and a dollop of sour cream and you are all done.
Keyword Quick Meal

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