Spicy chicken burritos

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Spicy chicken burritos
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Serving size: 350 grams
  • Calories: 818
  • Fat: 49 g
  • Saturated fat: 20 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 3 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 46 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 1660 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 46 g
  • Cholesterol: 117 mg
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Mexico
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Spicy chicken burritos are super east make but sooo tasty .The choice whether you want this dish to be hot or cold. It is entirely yours. If you're looking for a snack that is quick and easy to make using leftover chicken from another meal, then you would probably have these cold . On the other hand if you wanted them hot you would need to plan your cooking in such a way that all the ingredients are hot when the burritos are assembled. Enjoy !
  • Deboned roasted chicken - one kilogram ( see note)
  • Tomatoes – two large (skin removed and roughly chopped)
  • Onion – one medium (diced)
  • Minced garlic – 4 teaspoons
  • Red chillies – three to four (finely sliced)
  • Bay leaves – 2
  • Sugar – one teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Black pepper – ½ teaspoon
  • Salt - to personal taste
  • Green chillies – two (chopped)
  • Soured cream – 250 ml
  • Tortillas – 6 (10 inch)
  • Cheese – 250 grams (grated)
  1. Heat the oil to medium temperature in a skillet.
  2. Add the onions and fry until translucent.
  3. Add the bay leaves, garlic and red chillies. Fry for a minute
  4. Add the tomatoes, sugar. pepper and salt
  5. Fry for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and take out bay leaves. ( see note *)
  7. Place the soured cream and green chillies in a blender. Blend until smooth
  8. Warm the tortillas in the oven
  9. Shred the chicken.
Assembling the tortillas
  1. Divide the shredded chicken onto the tortillas
  2. Spoon sauteed tomato and chilli sauce over
  3. Sprinkle with cheese and top with soured cream.
  4. Wrap and serve
If you were making this recipe as a hot version you would need to start roasting the chicken according to the recommended cooking time before beginning the other steps.

* If serving cold burritos allow sauce to cool

This recipe serves six portions

Keywords: Spicy chicken burritos with cheese

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