Steak Chipotle Bowl

May 20, 2024

This at home chipotle steak bowl is better tasting, higher protein, and cheaper.


Step 1: Steak

 and season the steak: Add a portion of steak slices to a medium-high heat griddle. It should have enough fat on its own to render out and cook, but you can add a drizzle of oil if needed. Season with salt, cumin, and chili powder to your liking. it. Leave it on the griddle for 3-4 minutes or until it .

Finish & adjust: Add a spritz of lime juice for acid. Taste and adjust with more lime, salt, or seasoning.

Step 2: Mexican rice

Toast the rice & aromatics: Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add the oil, chicken bouillon, garlic, and serrano.  for 30 seconds. Add the diced tomatoes and  for 1 minute.

Add the rice and toast for 2 minutes until there are little char marks on the exterior of the grains or the rice smells toasty.

Add the water to  the pan, then bring the mixture to a  for 2 mins. Reduce the heat to low.  covered with a towel and lid for 25 minutes or until the moisture has been absorbed and the rice is cooked through.

Step 3: Corn salsa

Prep the corn: Remove the husks from 2 ears of corn and cook them on a griddle, grill, or gas flame over medium heat until . Meanwhile, prepared the other ingredients. Once the corn is toasted, sliced off the kernels.

Mix the salsa: Add the corn, shallots, and cilantro stems to the container. Add salt and lime juice and shake together. Let it sit for a few minutes to  for better flavor until ready to serve.

Step 4: Beans

In a pan, add the oil, serrano peppers, and garlic to  for two minutes.

Pour in the entire container of black beans and let it . Add salt and smoked paprika. Let it simmer for another 2 minutes to  excess liquid. When the beans are cooked to your liking, taste & adjust the seasoning (if needed), and then set aside.

Step 5: Cilantro avocado crema

To a blender or food processor, add the low-fat sour cream, ripe avocado, cilantro, adobo seasoning, and lime juice. Pulse to combine. Taste and adjust as needed.

Step 6: Assemble & serve

To a warm bowl add heated beans, rice, and steak, followed by the corn salsa, crema, lettuce, and jack cheese.



chuck roast 2 lb

lime 1

rice 160 g

chicken bouillon powder 12 g

garlic 3 cloves

serrano pepper 1

roma tomato 1

avocado 1

sour cream, low fat 150 g


adobo seasoning

corn, shucked 2 ears

shallot 1

black beans 1 can

pepper jack cheese, grated

lettuce, thinly sliced