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Carb Smart Chicken Bulgur Bowls

Carb Smart Chicken Bulgur Bowls

with DIY Jalapeño Ranch Dressing

Jalapeño ranch dressing steals the show in this quick and well-balanced bowl. Smoky baked chicken pairs perfectly with the creamy ranch, while lemony bulgur brings pops of brightness to every bite!

Carb Smart is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's carbohydrate amount.

Tags:
Spicy
Carb Smart
Allergens:
Milk
Egg
Sulphites
Mustard
Wheat

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time35 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

2 unit

Chicken Breasts

56 g

Baby Spinach

3 tbsp

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

2 tbsp

Mayonnaise

(Contains Egg, Sulphites, Mustard)

1 unit

Lemon

1 unit

Jalapeño

1 tbsp

Smoked Paprika-Garlic Blend

½ cup

Bulgur Wheat

(Contains Wheat)

3.5 g

Chives

1 unit

Garlic, cloves

95 g

Tomato

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp

Sugar*

2.5 tbsp

Oil*

0.63 tsp

Salt*

¼ tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories700 kcal
Fat36 g
Saturated Fat7 g
Carbohydrate47 g
Sugar5 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein48 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium940 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Baking Sheet
Large Non-Stick Pan
Paper Towel
Parchment Paper
Zester
Small Bowl
Large Bowl
Whisk

Instructions

Cook bulgur
1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 450˚F.Wash and dry all produce.Heat Guide for Step 4 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/2 tbsp mild, 1 tbsp medium, 1 1/2 tbsp spicy and 2 tbsp extra-spicy!Garlic Guide for Step 4 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/8 tsp mild, 1/4 tsp medium and 1/2 tsp extra! Add 3/4 cup (1 1/2 cups) water and 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) salt to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Once boiling, add bulgur. Stir to combine, then cover and remove the pot from heat.Let stand until bulgur is tender and liquid is absorbed, 15-16 min.Fluff with a fork.

Cook chicken
2

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. While the pan heats, pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt, pepper and Smoked Paprika-Garlic Blend. When the pan is hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil, then chicken. (NOTE: Don't overcrowd the pan; cook chicken in 2 batches if needed, using 1/2 tbsp oil per batch.) Cook until golden, 2-3 min per side. Transfer chicken to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the middle of the oven until chicken is cooked through, 12-14 min.**

Prep
3

Meanwhile, cut tomato into 1/2-inch pieces.Zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges.Thinly slice half the chives (all for 4 ppl).Peel, then mince or grate garlic.Core, then finely chop jalapeño, removing seeds for less heat. (TIP: We suggest using gloves when prepping jalapeños!)

Make DIY jalapeño ranch dressing
4

Add mayo, sour cream, half the chives, 1 tsp (2 tsp) lemon juice, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar, 1/4 tsp garlic and 1 1/2 tbsp jalapeños to a small bowl. (NOTE: Reference garlic guide and heat guide.) Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then stir to combine.

Finish bulgur and make salad
5

Add lemon zest and remaining chives to the pot with bulgur. Season with pepper, to taste, then fluff with a fork to combine.Add 2 tsp (4 tsp) lemon juice and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) oil to a large bowl. (TIP: Add 1/4 tsp sugar, if desired.) Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then whisk to combine.Add spinach and tomatoes to the bowl with vinaigrette, then toss to combine.

Finish and serve
6

Thinly slice chicken. Add bulgur to the bowl with salad, then toss to combine.Divide bulgur salad between bowls. Top with chicken. Drizzle with DIY jalapeño ranch dressing. Squeeze a lemon wedge over top and sprinkle with any remaining jalapeños, if desired.