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Crispy Chicken Burritos with one cut in half on top of the other 2 burritos

Crispy Chicken Burrito Recipe

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Meats
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 285kcal


  • 2 lb Boneless Chicken
  • Salt to taste
  • Light Olive Oil for frying
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 12 oz Cream Cheese softened
  • 10 Uncooked tortillas


  • Cut chicken into two inch pieces.
    Chicken in a bowl cut into 2 inch pieces, a bowl of salt and oil next to a skillet
  • Preheat skillet with a little bit of olive oil, to a medium heat, add chicken to the skillet. Season chicken with salt and cook it until it's well cooked through.
    Chicken pieces being fried in a skillet
  • Dice tomatoes and onions into small pieces. Add onions to the cooking chicken, as soon as onions soften add tomatoes. Cook chicken for another 5 minutes, remove it form the heat and let the chicken cool to a room temperature.
    diced tomatoes added to chicken and onion mixture in the skillet
  • Add softened cream cheese to the chicken and work it with your hands, to break chicken into tiny pieces. Combine everything together.
    Cream cheese and pulled apart chicken mixture mixed in a bowl
  • Place a few tablespoons of chicken into the middle of the tortilla, forming a little tube out of it. 
    Uncooked tortilla with filling being rolled in a roll
  • Roll up tortillas really tightly and stack them together in a dish.
    Crispy Chicken Burritos layer in a bowl
  • Preheat the skilled, filled with 1/2 cup of light olive oil, to a medium/low heat. Drop one or two tacos and fry them until the outside is crispy all around.
    Crispy Chicken Burritos being fried in the skillet
  • Serve hot, using sour cream for dipping.
    Crispy Chicken Burritos with one cut in half on top of the other 2 burritos


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 571mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.7mg