Versatility is the name of the game in this deconstructed Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl: the simple cilantro-lime marinade works just as well for fish and shrimp as it does for chicken, and the rice and beans can be switched out for your favorite grains and legumes.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, garlic, cilantro, and oil; season with salt and pepper. In a medium bowl, toss cabbage with half of marinade; season with salt and pepper. Let stand while you prepare remaining ingredients.

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  • Place chicken breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound to an even 1/2 inch thick. Remove plastic; transfer chicken to a baking dish and toss with remaining marinade. Let stand 10 minutes.

  • Heat a large, heavy skillet (preferably cast iron) over medium-high. Remove chicken from marinade, allowing excess to drip off. Add chicken to skillet and cook, flipping once, until golden brown and just cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes; transfer to a cutting board. Add beans and 2 tablespoons water to skillet; cook, stirring, until warmed through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Add rice and 2 tablespoons water to same pan; cook, stirring, until warmed through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to another bowl. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces.

  • To serve, divide rice, beans, corn, cabbage slaw, and chicken among four bowls. Serve with avocado, salsa, lime wedges, and more cilantro.

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