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Chicken Burrito

Burritos are a Mexican classic. A tasty, easy meal in one and great for using up leftover rice, meat, fish, veggies or beans.

25 mins
9 ingredients
$3 / person
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Chicken Burrito


Serves = 4

  • ½ cup pre-cooked basmati rice, warmed in microwave
  • 250g chicken
  • 2 teaspoons Fajita or Mexican spice mix
  • 4 large wholemeal wraps or tortilla
  • ½ cup grated reduced- fat cheese
  • ½ cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened reduce-fat Greek yoghurt

It’s this easy

  • Cook chicken in frying pan until brown and tender
  • In a bowl mix the rice, chicken, beans and spice.
  • Lay a tortilla on a chopping board or plate.
  • Top with some of the rice mix, cheese, corn, cabbage and tomatoes.
  • Put the fillings in the middle of the wrap. Pull one side of the tortilla up and over the filling, pull the filling in tight with one hand. With your other hand fold each end over and then roll the burrito into a log.
  • Put the burrito onto a piece of foil and wrap it up the same way you did with the wrap.
  • Repeat with the other three wraps.
  • Place the wraps in the sandwich press, lower the top and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve with yoghurt for dipping.



  • Ok for gluten free with a gluten free wrap
  • Ok for vegetarians if making without chicken
  • Ok for soy and sesame if choosing correct wrap


Contains: Gluten, Dairy, FODMAPs.
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