Chicken Veggie Medley Burritos

 
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Recipe video made by Pocahuntress Published on 6/29/2018, viewed by 212 , 1 Comments

What you will need

SPICE BLEND

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cayenne

1 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 - 1 tsp tumeric

RICE

1 cup brown rice

2 1/4 cups chicken stock

1 onion, shredded

2 Tbsp vegetable oil

CHICKEN MEDLEY

4 Chicken breasts, bite sized pieces

2 -3 bell peppers, diced

1 onion, diced

2 -3 garlic cloves, minced

1 can diced tomatoes

1 cup of corn

(optional) broccoli

2 Tbsp vegetable oil

a few hefty pinches of cilantro

FINISHING TOUCHES

1 can of rinsed black beans or refried beans

8 whole grain burrito tortillas

Shredded lettuce

Sour cream

Salsa

Shredded cheese

How to cook

1

Mix Spices Together

2

Spice Chicken

Cut chicken into course pieces and then sprinkle the spice blend into both sides, using about 1/2 - 2/3 of the spice blend and leave the rest for the rice.

3

Cook Rice

Shred the 1st onion. In large frying pan or wok, add 2 Tbsp oil and put on med-high heat. Add the uncooked rice and fry until the rice gets a bit puffy and glazy, about a minute or 2. Add the rest of the spice blend and onion and cook til onion is softened. Add chicken stock and a hefty pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cover for 45 minutes, without opening pot. After 45 minutes, turn off heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Do not open the lid until now.

4

Make Veggie "Salsa"

In food processor, mix bell peppers, tomatoes, 1 onion, garlic, cilantro to a salsa. Season with salt/pepper to taste. OR just chop it up.

5

Cook Chicken

In frying pan, add half the vegetable oil and add chicken. Fry for about 1-2 minutes and add the salsa. Bring to a boil and simmer on low for about 40 minutes.

6

Shred Chicken

Take the chicken pieces out of the salsa. Add the salsa to the rice and stir. Using two forks or clean hands, shred the chicken pieces into little shreds. set aside. Stir black beans into rice, if using. Refried beans can be spread on the tortillas.

7

Assemble

Warm tortillas, stir chicken into rice, and assemble burritos.

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Rafael Sanches6/30/2018 ☰
Cool recipe! Welcome to the app!
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