Chipotle Chicken and Pineapple Bowls

Chipotle Chicken and Pineapple Bowls
Chipotle Chicken and Pineapple Bowls
  • prep: 2 hr
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 2 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Say hello to these Chipotle Chicken and Pineapple Barley Bowls are the BEST healthy meal that are not only delicious but SO satisfying.  Brown sugar and chipotle marinated chicken is grilled and nestled on a bed of nutty barley, quinoa, pineapple,cilantro, and tossed in a citrusy vinaigrette. It can be served at room temperature or warm from the stove/grill! 

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts (4 small or 2 large)
    • 3 tbsp adobo sauce from chipotle peppers in adobo + 2-3 of the peppers, chopped
    • 2 tbsp packed brown sugar
    • 4 large garlic cloves, divided (2 cloves grated, 2 minced)
    • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
    • 2 tsp kosher salt, divided
    • 1/2 cup quinoa
    • 1 cup barley
    • 2 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 1 cup chopped pineapple
    • 3 tbsp sunflower seeds, plus. more for garnish
    • 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 2 tbsp lime juice
    • 1/ tsp ground cumin

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 710 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.28%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.29%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 109 mg 36.29%
    • Sodium: 1262 mg 52.59%
    • Calcium: 70 mg 7.04%
    • Potassium: 733 mg 20.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.71%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 45 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 12.69%
    • Vitamin C 11.62%
    • Vitamin D 6.8%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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