Chicken, rice and bean burritos

Prepare these delicious Mexican burritos for your family for a fun, quick weeknight dinner. Your diners will enjoy assembling their own dinner, combining a tasty chicken, rice and bean mix with grated cheese and fresh vegetables on a light tortilla.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Chicken, rice and bean burritos
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 30 gram packet taco spice mix
  • 1/2 barbecued chicken, shredded
  • 400 gram can four bean mix, drained, rinsed
  • 250 gram packet microwave longrain white rice
  • 8 regular tortillas, heated
  • 2 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • coriander leaves, to serve
  • taco sauce, to serve


Chicken, rice and bean burritos
  • 1
    Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium. Saute onion 3-4 minutes. Add spice mix. Cook 1 minute, stirring, until fragrant. Add chicken and beans.
  • 2
    Prepare rice following packet instructions. Add to chicken mixture. Cook 2-3 minutes, until heated through. Season to taste.
  • 3
    Fill tortillas with lettuce, chicken mixture, cheese and tomato. Top with coriander and taco sauce. Fold in ends and roll up. Cut in half to serve.


To make a vegetarian version of this recipe, replace the chicken with a jar of chopped char-grilled vegetables or sauteed mushrooms.

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