The korean chicken bowl, complete with all the garnishes, on a white bowl.

Korean Chicken Bowl

You will love these simple Korean Chicken Bowls complete with caramelized chicken, fresh vegetables and rice with a sweet-savory drizzle sauce to top it all.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Korean Chicken Bowls
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating the chicken 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 510 kcal
Author sanna

Ingredients

For the Chicken and Marinade

  • 1 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 4 tsbp soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 and 1/2 inch piece ginger grated
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

For the Bowls

  • 3-4 cups cooked rice, cauli rice or quinoa
  • 3 medium carrots spiralized or julienned
  • 5-7 cups various leafy greens of your choice blend of spinach/aragula/kale/lettuce etc
  • 1-2 avocado
  • 3-4 sunny side up eggs optional
  • cilantro for garnish

For the Finishing Sauce

  • 1 tsp chili-garlic sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Combine the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add the chicken and toss it around to coat. Let this stand for 3o minutes.

  2. Remove the chicken from the marinade and arrange them in a baking pan that is lined with foil. Position an oven rack 4 inches away from the top heat source. Set the oven broiler to high. Broil the chicken for 7-8 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is tender and cooked through, with some caramelized bits. Remove from oven.

  3. Slice the chicken into strips or chunks.

Assemble the Korean Chicken Bowls (3-4 bowls)

  1. Spoon some rice on a serving bowl. Arrange some the carrots and some of the leafy greens on the sides. Add some of the chicken pieces on top of the rice. Cut the avocado in little cubes or halves, and arrange beside the rest of the vegetables. Sprinkle sesame seed on the chicken. Top with a sunny -side up egg, if desired. To serve, drizzle with the sweet-savory sauce. Repeat to make the rest of the rice bowls.

To Make the Sauce ( you can double or triple the amount, if desired)

  1. Stir all ingredients in a bowl until the sugar has dissolved.

Recipe Notes

Cooking method adapted from How Sweet Eats.

Nutrition Facts
Korean Chicken Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl (approximate))
Calories 510 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 258mg86%
Sodium 433mg19%
Potassium 750mg21%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 8567IU171%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.