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Chipotle Shrimp Burrito Bowl

Experience a burst of bold and zesty flavours with my Chipotle Shrimp Burrito Bowl. This enticing dish, prepared with love, is a delightful fusion of succulent shrimp, flavourful rice, and vibrant toppings.

Total Time
45 min
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • For the Chipotle Shrimp:

    500g large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder (adjust to taste)
    Salt and pepper to taste
    Juice of 1 lime

    For the Cilantro Lime Rice:

    1 cup long-grain white rice
    2 cups water
    Zest and juice of 1 lime
    2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
    Salt to taste

    For the Black Bean and Corn Salsa:

    1 can (400g) black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
    1/2 red onion, finely chopped
    1 red bell pepper, diced
    1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    Juice of 1 lime
    Salt and pepper to taste

    For Assembly:

    Guacamole or sliced avocado
    Sour cream
    Shredded lettuce
    Shredded cheese (optional)
    Sliced jalapeños (optional)

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    30 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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  1. For the Chipotle Shrimp:

    • Marinate the Shrimp:
      • In a bowl, combine the peeled and deveined shrimp with olive oil, minced garlic, chipotle chili powder, salt, pepper, and lime juice. Toss to coat evenly.
      • Let the shrimp marinate for 15-20 minutes.
    • Cook the Shrimp:
      • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
      • Add the marinated shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
      • Remove from heat and set aside.

    For the Cilantro Lime Rice:

    • Cook the Rice:
      • Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
      • In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
      • Add the rice, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 18 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the water is absorbed.
    • Flavor the Rice:
      • Fluff the cooked rice with a fork.
      • Mix in the lime zest, lime juice, chopped cilantro, and a pinch of salt.

    For the Black Bean and Corn Salsa:

    • Prepare the Salsa:
      • In a bowl, combine the drained and rinsed black beans, corn kernels, finely chopped red onion, diced red bell pepper, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Mix well.

    For Assembly:

    • Build Your Burrito Bowl:
      • In individual bowls, start with a base of cilantro lime rice.
      • Top with chipotle shrimp, black bean and corn salsa, guacamole or sliced avocado, sour cream, salsa, shredded lettuce, and any additional toppings you prefer such as shredded cheese and sliced jalapeños.
    • Serve:
      • Serve your Chipotle Shrimp Burrito Bowl and enjoy a burst of flavors and textures in every bite!
    Pro Tips
    • Adjust the spice level by adding more or less chipotle chili powder and jalapeños.
    • Adjust the chipotle chili powder to suit your spice preference.
    • For extra freshness, garnish with extra lime wedges and cilantro.
    • Customize toppings with your favorite ingredients like diced tomatoes, sliced olives, or diced red onions.
    • Make a double batch of the black bean and corn salsa to use as a side dish or for dipping with tortilla chips.


Calories per serving: Approximately 420 calories. Keep in mind that nutritional values may vary based on ingredient brands and portion sizes. Enjoy a spicy and satisfying meal!

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