Chicken Biryani Buddha Bowl

Prep: 20 minutes plus marinatingCook: 10 minutesServes: 4


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons Garam Masala
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 package (about 1¼ pounds) AFS® Sweet Potato Cauliflower Rice
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, sliced crosswise
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • ½ cup low fat plain yogurt


  1. In medium bowl, toss chicken, 1 teaspoon Garam Masala and salt; cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat; add onion and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add chicken; cook 7 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°, stirring frequently.
  3. In separate large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic, ginger and remaining 1 teaspoon Garam Masala; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add Sweet Potato Cauliflower Rice and ¼ cup water; cover and cook 4 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Evenly divide Sweet Potato Cauliflower Rice mixture into 4 bowls; top with tomatoes, cilantro, almonds and chicken mixture. Garnish with lemon wedges; drizzle with yogurt.

Chef Tip

To toast almonds: In small skillet, cook almonds over medium heat 5 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant, stirring frequently.

Note from Dietitian

This recipe features sweet potatoes which are an excellent source of vitamin A and fiber and lower in carbohydrate and calories than most rice. Consider serving with a carbohydrate-based side or using this dish to balance higher carbohydrate meals in order to manage carbohydrate intake to about 60-70% of your daily caloric intake.

Approximate nutritional values per serving

  • 299 Calories
  • 13g Fat (2g Saturated)
  • 64g Cholesterol
  • 394mg Sodium
  • 17g Carbohydrates
  • 4g Fiber
  • 8g Sugars
  • 0g Added Sugars
  • 28g Protein