Chicken Burritos

Chicken burritos

Ingredients (Serves 6 – 8)

1. Grilled chicken (Recipe below)

2. Cilantro Rice (Recipe below)

3. Black beans (Recipe below)

4. Pico de gallo / fresh tomato salsa

5. Guacamole

6. Sour cream

7. Shredded cheese

1. For the grilled chicken

Chicken breast / thighs – 400 – 500 gm

Lime juice – 2 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

Garlic powder – 1/4 tsp

Onion powder – 3/4 tsp

Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce – 1, finely chopped (You can use 3/4 tsp chipotle chilli powder instead)

Salt and pepper – To taste

Marinate the chicken breast with all the other ingredients and set aside for at least 30 minutes. Grill / shallow fry/ bake (at 400 F for 30 – 40 minutes) until done. Cut into small cubes.

2. For the cilantro rice

Basmati / long grain rice – 1 cup

Oil – 1 tsp

Water – 1.5 cup

Salt – To taste

Butter – 1.5 tbsp

Cilantro – 1/4 cup, finely chopped

Method

Cook basmati rice in enough water adding salt until completely done. Add 1.5 tbsp butter and 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro. Mix well.

3. For the black beans

Black beans – 1 cup, soaked in enough water for 8 hour

Oil – 1 tbsp

Onion – 1/2 cup, finely chopped

Garlic – 2 large, finely chopped

Oregano, dried – 1/8 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Chipotle chilly in adobo – 1, chopped

Adobo sauce – 1 tbsp

Salt – To taste

Method

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a saucepan. Add onion, garlic and saute for 2 – 3 minutes. Add soaked black beans, oregano,cumin powder, chopped chipotle chili, adobo sauce and around 1.5 cup water. Cook for 15 – 20 minutes until 3/4 th done. Add salt, to taste. Cover and cook until the beans are completely done and the gravy is thick. Switch off.

TO ASSEMBLE

Heat the tortillas until pliable. Arrange the rice horizontally in the middle of each tortilla. Top evenly with the beans, chicken, salsa, guacamole, sour cream and shredded cheese. Fold the sides of each tortilla over the filling and roll up tightly. Cut the burritos in half and serve with guacamole.

Chipotle chicken bowl

Chipotle chicken bowl

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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