Looking for a little more variety in your weekly meal prep? This chipotle chicken meal prep 4 ways is simple but changes slightly between each dish so you don't have to eat the same exact lunch 4 days in a row without having to do additional work!
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Chipotle Chicken Meal Prep 4 Ways

Looking for a little more variety in your weekly meal prep? This chipotle chicken meal prep 4 ways is simple but changes slightly between each dish so you don't have to eat the same exact lunch 4 days in a row without having to do additional work!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Meal Prep
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 493kcal
Author Carmy

Ingredients

Chicken Marinade

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 5-7 garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeno (seeds removed)
  • 7 oz chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • 3 large chicken breast

Roasted Vegetables

  • 2 broccoli crowns
  • 1000 grams mushrooms
  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Add Ons

  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1 cup spinach

Optional toppings

  • guacamole
  • lime wedges

Instructions

Chipotle Chicken

  • Blend all the ingredients of the marinade in a food processor or blender. Add 2-3 tablespoons water into the mixture and blend until smooth. 
  • Marinate the chicken in the mixture and set aside in the fridge for half an hour or overnight. 
  • Heat up a cast iron or your pan of choice and cook the chicken for 25-30 minutes or until it's cooked through.
  • Set aside two chicken breast and shred the third.

Vegetables

  • Heat oven to 400F
  • Toss vegetables with oil, salt, and pepper before roasting them in the oven for 20 minutes.

Assembly

  • Divide the vegetables up in four containers with the first container having more than the last. 
  • First container: 1 chicken breast, vegetables, lime, optional guacamole or sour cream
    Second container: 1 chicken breast, vegetables, corn, beans, lime, optional guacamole or sour cream
    Third container: 1/2 shredded chicken breast, spinach, vegetables, corn, beans, lime, optional guacamole or sour cream
    Fourth container: 1/2 shredded chicken breast, quinoa, spinach, vegetables, corn, beans, lime, optional guacamole or sour cream

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Notes

I wouldn’t heat the lunch boxes with spinach in it or it’ll wilt, either pack it in a second container so the chicken can be heated up separately or eat it as a cold chicken salad.
Nutritional data provided is of all the ingredients used divided by 4.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1059mg | Potassium: 2459mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 122% | Vitamin C: 354.3% | Calcium: 20.3% | Iron: 35.8%