Grilling is one of the highlights of summer. This awesome chicken burritos recipe has been a favorite in our house forever. And, is usually the first meal we make when we fire up the grill. Who doesn’t love BBQ chicken?
Barbecued Chicken Breasts
Just look at this chicken. Hot off the grill and ready to go. Challenge here… Bet when you make these burritos that you will NOT be able to eat only one. My Dad, when he was alive, told me that he only wanted one burrito one night when he was over for dinner. I told him that he wouldn’t be able to only eat one. Guess what? He had three, they’re that good!
Grilled Chicken Recipe
There is wonderful flavor in these burritos. Marinating the chicken first is the most important step for these awesome chicken burritos. The ranch style beans have their own unique flavor. They do sell ranch style bean with jalapenos, which are delicious and they tastes amazing in this recipe as well. So either style of beans works well depending on your taste.
Chunky Salsa Recipe
The salsa might not look the best but it is amazing. Adding the 4 additional ingredients gives the salsa so much flavor and the cilantro just tops it off. You can never have too much cilantro. Feel free to add more avocados or other ingredients to the salsa. The chunkier, the better!
Making Chicken Burritos
When you are assembling the burritos, cut the chicken into small strips. Heat up the uncooked tortillas and coat with a thin layer of real butter. Add a couple tablespoons of beans (drain off most of the liquid), add the strips of chicken, then add the salsa. Roll it up and enjoy!
Ingredients For Awesome Chicken Burritos
- Chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
- Ranch style beans
- Raw flour tortillas
- Good Season’s Italian Dressing mix
- Red wine vinegar
- Oil, water
- Pace Picante salsa
- Roma tomatoes
- Green onions
This Awesome Chicken Burritos recipe is from a friend of mine, Margaret. She made these for me 20 years ago and I’ve been making them ever since!
Here are a few more delicious chicken recipes that can be found on the blog:
- Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas
- Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken
- Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites
- and Chicken Fried Rice, plus many more.
Awesome Chicken Burritos
- 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 26 oz can Ranch Style® Beans
- 12-14 flour tortillas, raw, uncooked if possible
- 1/2 stick butter
For the Seasoning
- 1 packet of Good Season's® Italian Dressing Mix
- Red wine vinegar
For the Salsa
- 24 oz jar Pace® Picante Salsa, Medium
- 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
- ½ cup green onions, sliced thin
- 1 cup cilantro, chopped
- 3-4 avocados, cut into small squares
- Cut each chicken breasts into 3 strips (for easier grilling).
- Add to a large sealable baggie or large bowl and set aside.
For the Marinade
- Follow the directions on the box.
- Add red wine vinegar to the line indicated on your cruet.
- Add water, then packet contents, then oil.
- Close lid and shake until well combined.
- Pour over chicken, cover, and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
- Grill marinated chicken over low heat until temperature of chicken reaches 165°. Discard remaining marinade.
For the Salsa
- Pour salsa in a medium bowl.
- Add tomatoes, onions, cilantro and avocados.
- Gently stir until combined.
- Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Assembling Your Burritos
- When assembling the burritos, cut chicken into strips.
- Heat beans in a small saucepan until hot.
- In a large frying pan, over medium heat, cook uncooked tortillas until cooked to your likeness (if you cannot find the uncooked, raw tortillas, you can use regular tortillas).
- Once tortillas are cooked, butter tortilla.
- Next, add 2 tablespoons of ranch style beans, followed by chicken and finally salsa.
- Roll up and enjoy!
Here are a couple pics that are the perfect size for pinning to Pinterest!
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