This Asian Ground Chicken Bowl is easy to make, paleo, gluten-free and has a keto option. Also it’s crazy good, ya’ll.

The other day I was thinking of what to make for dinner. I had gotten up at 5am to go to a Yoga Sculpt class (basically yoga with cardio and weight and it kicks your ass). Then I worked until 3pm. Then I took my kids on a walk, went to the park, changed two diapers and chased my kids while they sped away from me on scooters.

It was roughly 5:13pm and I thought, “Well shit I’m tired and really don’t feel like making dinner.”

Then I strongly considered ordering Chipotle.

But then I remember I had ground chicken in the fridge. And ground chicken is EASY. It’s versatile, it cooks up in a matter of minutes and it fully absorbs whatever sauce you add – making saucy lil’ chicken bites.

I was feeling Chinese food, so I decided to give this some Asian flair.

I steamed some frozen broccoli – which I literally always have on hand. And I microwaved some frozen organic rice.


I buy the organic frozen Jasmine rice from Whole Foods because it’s easy and convenient and delicious. And because I can’t make rice that good, and certainly not in the two minutes it takes to microwave.

Don’t judge me. Just buy microwave rice and thank me later.

Benefits of this recipe:
  • it’s delicious
  • it’s ready in under 20 minutes
  • it’s healthy
  • it’s loaded with protein
  • it is rich in fiber
  • it’s rich in folate
  • it’s rich in B vitamins
Variations + tips:
  • if you’re not in the mood for Asian style chicken, add some marinara sauce
  • meal prep this recipe
  • if you allow the rice to cool, it will become a resistant starch that feeds beneficial bacteria in the gut
  • to make this recipe keto, simply use cauliflower rice

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Asian Ground Chicken Bowl

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 tbsp olive or coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp calabrian or Asian style chilis
  • 1 tbsp organic ketchup
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 4 cup steamed broccoli


  • Over medium high heat, add the olive oil or coconut oil to a pan.
  • Add the ground chicken and all of the ingredients except the rice and broccoli.
  • Cook until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  • Serve in 4 bowls, each with 1/2 cup of rice and 1 cup of broccoli.
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