Mexican Meal Box

Mexican rice with delicious meatballs for an interesting meal box. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Mexican Meal Box
Main Ingredients Salsa sauce, Oil
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Mexican Meal Box

  • 1/2 cup Salsa sauce
  • 1 tbsp + for shallow frying Oil
  • 1 cup Chicken mince
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Bread crumbs fresh
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1/4 medium Yellow bell pepper cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 medium Green bell pepper cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 medium Red bell pepper cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup Corn kernels boiled
  • 1/4 cup Kidney beans boiled
  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves fresh chopped
  • to serve Nacho chips
  • Decoration
  • 2 Baby corn roundels
  • 2 Olives roundels
  • 2 Red bell pepper triangles
  • 1 Cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 Baby corn
  • Yellow bell pepper juliennes


  1. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.
  2. To prepare meatballs, combine chicken mince, salt, crushed peppercorns and taco seasoning in a bowl and mix. Add some breadcrumbs and egg and mix well.
  3. Add remaining breadcrumbs and mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into bite-size balls.
  4. Shallow-fry the balls in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. To prepare Mexican rice, heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick wok. Add garlic and sauté till golden. Add yellow bell pepper, green bell pepper and red bell pepper, toss to mix and cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Add boiled corn kernels and toss to mix. Add kidney beans and toss to mix. Add salt and rushed peppercorns and toss to mix again. Add salsa sauce, mix and cook for a minute.
  7. Add cooked rice, toss to mix and cook for a minute. Add chopped coriander and toss to mix.
  8. Put some Mexican rice in a small bowl and invert it on one side of a tiffin box. Place baby corn roundels, olive roundels, red bell pepper triangles, cherry tomato and baby corn to make a face.
  9. Put few meatballs on top of head. Make whiskers using yellow bell pepper juliennes. Put some nacho chips on other side and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1359
Carbohydrates 123.3
Protein 79.7
Fat 60.9
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.5mg