Its Cinco de Mayo and everyone should celebrate! Mexican food is delicious but can be a complex recipe. There ends up being a lot of dishes and clean up, which can damper the fiesta. Dishes are never fun while you are camping because they take up too much space in a small area. Next time you’re looking for a special Mexican dish, try this one pot chicken burrito bowl recipe. You only need one large pot and about 30 minutes to make this amazing meal that everyone will love!
2 cups of colby jack, monterey jack or cheddar cheese
kosher salt and pepper
freshly diced tomatoes
diced green onions
hot sauce (optional)
Start by sautéing onions in 2 tablespoon of olive oil until they start to soften.
Season diced chicken with 1 teaspoon of kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
Add chicken to pan and cook over medium high heat until chicken has started to brown.
Move chicken to one side of pan, in the other side of the pan add an additional tablespoon of olive oil and sauté uncooked rice for about 2 minutes or just until some grains start to turn golden brown.
Stir in black beans, canned tomatoes, chicken broth, garlic powder, chili powder and cumin.
Bring to a simmer, cover and reduce heat to low.
Cook about 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
Season with additional salt and pepper as needed.
Sprinkle with cheese, recover and let set for 2-3 off heat to melt cheese.
Garnish with fresh tomatoes, green onions, sour cream and guacamole.