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Chicken Burrito
- what a flavor -

This is an ideal recipe to make to the little ones, for the soft and sweet combination of flavors. Besides the burritos are wrapped in such a beautiful way, that anyone would like to eat them.

The burritos basically consist of
rolled flour tortillas, which have many ingredients inside . In this recipe the burritos are filled with chicken, refried beans, cheese, tomato, onion, cream, lettuce and many more ingredients that generate an extraordinary flavor.

What is formidable about this recipe, is that the burritos can be served at any hour of the day... as breakfast , as lunch, as antojito or if they are served as main course they can be accompanied with mixed salad , coleslaw , cucumber and yogurt salad , carrot salad with cream , red rice , pot beans , etc.

– Unfortunately the burritos recipe has suffered many variations, mainly by the Tex-Mex versions. But don’t worry because here you will prepare authentic Mexican burritos.

About the Recipe

  • To make the burritos there are many steps to follow, therefore pay lots of attention so your burritos will be a success.
  • Normally the burritos are prepared with extra-large flour tortillas, of 10 to 12’’ in diameter.
  • The refried beans that are used in this recipe, can be bought canned or prepare them yourself and they will taste thousand times better.
  • It is very important to use a cheese that melts in the burritos like the Chihuahua cheese, the Adobera cheese, the Monterey Jack cheese, etc.
  • The total preparation time is of .
  • The recipe is for 6 burritos.


  • 2 skinless and boneless Chicken Breasts (14.1 oz)
  • 1 cup of Refried Beans (8.8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of Grated Cheese that melts (3.5 oz)
  • 6 Extra-Large Flour Tortillas (12.6 oz)
  • 2 Avocados (17.6 oz)
  • 2 Tomatoes (14.1 oz)
  • 1/4 of a Lettuce (3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 Onion (2.4 oz)
  • 5 Coriander sprigs (1.7 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of Mexican Cream (4.2 fl oz)
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt

  • Cookware

  • 1 Microwave
  • 1 Frying Pan
  • 1 Griddle
  • 1 Chopping Board
  • 1 Turner
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Spoon

  • Directions

    Chop Ingredients

    1. Cut 1/4 of a lettuce into strips, then reserve.
    2. Dice 1/2 onion and 2 tomatoes; then set aside.
    3. Finely chop 5 coriander sprigs and reserve.

    Cook the Chicken

    1. Clean 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts.
    2. Dice the chicken breasts that were cleaned and reserve.
    3. Heat in a frying pan over medium heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
    4. Put in the frying pan the onion dices that were cut and fry them for approximately 1 minute, until they look a bit transparent; stir regularly.
    5. Incorporate in the frying pan:
    • The Chicken dices that were cut.
    • Pepper to taste.
    • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.

    1. Mix the frying pan ingredients and fry them for about 5 minutes, until the chicken is well cooked; stir regularly. Then set aside.

    Make the Burritos

    1. Cut 2 avocados into strips, then reserve.

    The avocado is cut at the end because it oxidizes rapidly.

    1. Heat in the microwave 1 cup of refried beans for approximately 1½ minutes, until they are well heated; then reserve.
    2. Heat on a griddle over medium heat 1 extra-large flour tortilla for about 30 seconds per each side, until it is well heated.
    3. Remove the tortilla from the griddle and smear on the tortilla’s center, with a spoon, some of the refried beans that were heated. Also put on the tortilla the following ingredients, in the same order as given:
    • Some Grated Cheese that melts.
    • Some of the Chicken that was cooked.
    • Some dices of the Tomatoes that were cut.
    • Some strips of the Avocados that were chopped.
    • Some of the Lettuce strips that were chopped.
    • Some Mexican Cream.
    • Sprinkle some of the Coriander that was minced.

    The cheese is placed in-between the warm beans and the warm chicken so the heat of these 2 ingredients will melt the cheese.

    1. Fold the tortilla ends inwards and then roll the chicken burrito as taco.
    2. Repeat the same procedure with other 5 extra-large flour tortillas.

    Some Sensational

    Chicken Burritos with salsa

    Suggestion: A salsa can be put to these burritos or they can be accompanied with some pickled chilies.

    Variation: The burritos can also be prepared with beef.

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    Additional Info

    These flour tortillas are perfect to make burritos. Its size is very large, they are soft, fresh, they have a good flavor and they don’t break at the moment of folding.

    To heat such large tortillas you will need the “Lodge 14 inch Griddle". The tortillas will fit perfectly well and it also has very good heat retention.

    These are some tasty refried beans that you can use in this recipe.

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