Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl

I head back to school in a week and we’re trying to find as many quick dinners as possible because preparing dinner with a toddler and a newborn can be a bit hectic.  Luckily, Tyson offers a vast array of choices.  The best part is that many of those choices are part of their Project A+Program.  As a teacher in an inner city school district during an economic time when budgets are being cut in school districts, I appreciate programs that give back to your specific school.  I know that by purchasing Tyson’s Grilled & Ready Southwestern Chicken Strips I’m not only making a fabulous meal with my Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl, but I’m also providing a donation for my school.  It’s a win, win!

Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl

Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl

The process to sign up for Tyson’s Project A+ Program is extremely simple.  Simply head over to Project A+ and click on the Look Up Your School button, which you see below.  Once you’re there, you’ll use your school’s phone number, zip code, or state to see if it is already enrolled.  If it’s not, it’s just four easy clicks to enroll your school and your school will have the opportunity to earn $0.24 for every label collected.  That is so much more than other programs offer.

tyson enrollment screen

Plus, there are so many products that qualify for the program.  All you need to do is find the label on Tyson products with the Program A+ label.  I’m not sure about your school, but I know that at my school we are rationed with how much paper we are allowed to use at the beginning of the year.  Paper!!! We clearly would benefit from this program and I was happy to see that someone had already enrolled our school when I looked it up.

tyson home screen

Now when I need a quick meal I know that I can use my Tyson product and know that it’s putting food on the table, but also paper in my students hands. You’ll be shocked how easy a meal can become when you have a half meal solution.  I used Tyson’s Grilled & Ready Southwestern Chicken Strips for my Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl and the spices on the chicken worked perfectly.  My Lime Cilantro dressing definitely tied the rice bowl together into a complete flavorful meal.

Lime Cilantro Tyson Chicken Rice Bowl


Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice Bowl
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Jenny @ The NY Melrose Family
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Serves: 4
A quick and easy rice bowl with Tyson’s Grilled & Ready Southwestern Chicken Strips.
  • Tyson’s Grilled & Ready Southwestern Chicken Strips.
  • Chopped Cherry Tomatoes
  • Grilled Corn
  • Pinto Beans
  • Rice
  • Lime Cilantro Dressing
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 TBS lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp parsley flakes
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 TBS freeze dried cilantro
  1. Prepare rice based upon product directions.
  2. Combine all ingredients for the Lime Cilantro Dressing and set aside.
  3. Prepare the Grilled & Ready Southwestern Chicken Strips according to the package directions.
  4. Once the rice is done add the rinsed pinto beans, chopped cherry tomatoes and grilled corn.
  5. Add the Sante Fe Chicken to the top and garnish with the Lime Cilantro Dressing.


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