Healthy 20-Minute Shredded BBQ Chicken Bowl Recipe

Sep 29 2023
This healthy 20-minute recipe is a total breeze! All you need to do is cook & shred the chicken, then toss & top it with the rest of the ingredients. Bagged coleslaw mix makes a great shortcut ingredient, and this BBQ bowl is a less-expected way to use it…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Pulled BBQ Chicken Bowl Recipe

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Entire recipe: 297 calories, 7.5g total fat (1g sat. fat), 718mg sodium, 28.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 20.5g sugars, 28g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


4 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlet

1 dash salt

1 dash black pepper

2 tbsp. BBQ sauce (like this favorite!), or more for topping

2 cups coleslaw mix

1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping

1 1/2 tsp. seasoned rice vinegar

1/2 cup chopped tomato

1 oz. sliced avocado (about 1/4 medium avocado)


Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Place chicken in the skillet, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook for about 4 minutes per side, until cooked through.

Transfer chicken to a bowl, and shred with 2 forks. Add BBQ sauce, and toss to coat.

Place coleslaw mix and cilantro in a large bowl. Add vinegar, and toss to coat.

Top with chicken, tomato, and avocado.


HG Tip: For bonus flavor and a softer slaw texture, allow the slaw to marinate in the fridge for at least an hour before building your bowl!

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