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healthy burrito bowl with southwest shrimp

Healthy Burrito Bowl with Southwest Shrimp

An easy 20 minute dinner idea that has all the flavors of your favorite burrito in a healthy bowl with southwest shrimp!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: 30 minute dinner, shrimp recipes, southwest seasoning
Prep Time: 5 mins
20 mins
Servings: 4 bowls
Author: Sara Ayesh


  • 2 lbs shrimp
  • 1.5 cups white rice brown rice, or cauliflower rice
  • 2.5 cups water
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup black beans
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 4oz can diced green chiles

Southwest Seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • avocado
  • salsa verde


  • Start boiling water in a sauce pan to prepare the rice. Add rice and cook per the instructions on the package.
  • Once it's cooked, stir in cilantro and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all southwest seasoning spices and the shrimp. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the shrimp and add in the diced green chiles and bell pepper.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on one side and flip the shrimp over. Cook an additional 2 minutes and turn off the heat.
  • Prepare your bowl by adding rice and topping with equal amounts of corn, black beans, and shrimp in each bowl.
  • Top with salsa verde and avocado. Enjoy!