Wild Rice Chicken & Bacon Taco Bowls

Emily Falke, Santa Barbara, CA
2023 wild rice recipe contest finalist

    ½ cup minced red onion
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    ½ cup canola oil, divided
    1 pkg (14 oz) Just Bare® Chicken Breast Tenderloins
    ½ tsp each: salt and ground black pepper
    ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves
    1 tbsp lime juice
    1 tsp honey
    2 cups cooked wild rice
    1 can (4 oz) fire roasted diced green chiles
    8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
    12 5-6 inch gluten-free corn tortillas
    toppings: lime wedges, sour cream, and salsa

In large skillet, sauté onion and garlic in ¼ cup oil, 2 minutes. Add chicken, salt, and pepper; cook through. Turn off heat; shred chicken in pan. In small bowl, combine remaining oil, cilantro, lime juice, honey, wild rice, chiles, and bacon. Add mixture to skillet; heat through. Serve with remaining ingredients.

4 servings

Recipe compliments of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

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