Heather’s Summer Mexi Bowls



This was born out of sheer laziness and intense hunger, and was inspired by the hot ass desert that I live in. This is a great recipe for people who are really good at going to the grocery store. It's also a great meal for summertime. Or if you live in the Southwest like we do, March through November.


Here's what you'll need to do:
Go to the grocery and buy:
•One package of pollo asada*
•An avocado or 2, preferably ripe if you're making this tonight (I use about 1/2 an avocado per bowl)
•Salsa - I have acid reflux that could burn a hole through metal so I get mild. I recommend medium unless you are like super white and can't handle spicy. OR, instead of salsa, you can class it up with pico de gallo
•Sour cream - I like the texture and taste of light best.
•Tortilla chips


*If they don't have it cause you don't live in what we call Mexico North, then just buy some grilled chicken strips. I think they're by the hot dogs.


First thing is heat up the chicken. Oh, I should insert that pollo, that's Mexican for chicken. Yea I know what I said. It's a dialect. If you have the grilled chicken strips, just toss them on a microwave safe dish and microwave them at 20 second intervals until hot.




This is the option at the market closest to me.
Heats up in like, 4 minutes.


While the chicken is heating up, get out a bowl, or bowls, and slice open the avocado.


**if you'd like, you can start with black beans, cook them up and scoop some into the bottom of the bowl. I just find black beans gross.


I had this earlier but just looking at this makes me salivate. I'm fanatical about avocado.


Scrape off any gross black spots then dice up the avocado. It's okay if it's not uniform especially if the avocado is on this side of ripe. It can be a little soft and mushy. Who cares? It tastes awesome in your mouth.


Put the diced avocado into the bowl. Take out the chicken and cut or dice it up. I grab meat scissors and cut it up cause it seems faster to me. Throw that in the bowl on top of the avocado.


Spoon in as much or as little salsa or pico that you desire. Plop some sour cream in small dollops around the bowl. Grab some tortilla chips and you can break them up or I just crunch them up in my hand and sprinkle all over.


I usually then mix it all together but you don't want to see a photo of it. Trust me though, it's delicious. The best part is that you can add as much or as little of each ingredient that you desire. And it takes about 7 minutes tops to put together.

Great part about this is that later on, you have a snack from the leftover chips and salsa! Who needs a margarita?

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