Chicken burritos

A tortilla garnished with tender strips of chicken, colorful bell peppers, onions and Mexican flavors

Ingredients for 2 persons

  • 200 – 300 g of boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 bell peppers (1 red, 1 green)
  • 1 onion
  • Aromatics and spices mixture: dried garlic (1 teaspoon) – chili powder (1 teaspoon) – ground cumin (1 teaspoon) – paprika (1 teaspoon) – ground coriander (1 teaspoon) – salt (1 teaspoon) – ground black pepper (½ teaspoon) – lemon juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Some fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 tortillas
  • 1 plain yoghurt

For the salsa sauce:

  • 200 g of chopped tomatoes (½ can)
  • 1 red bell pepper (150 g gross weight)
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon of dried garlic
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon of ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon of chili powder
  • Salt


Preheat oven to 400 °F / 200 °C.

Step 1:

Cut the chicken breast, onion, 1 red bell pepper and 1 green bell pepper into strips.

Put all the pieces in a mixing bowl. Add the mixture of aromatics and spices. Mix.

Step 2:

Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Spread strips of bell peppers, onions and chicken evenly on the baking sheet.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

When this garnish is ready, pour into a serving dish. Sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves evenly over the top. Keep warm until serving.

Step 3: preparation of salsa sauce

Cut 1 red bell pepper in small cubes.

In a saucepan, mix the chopped tomatoes, bell pepper cubes and the other ingredients of the sauce (onion, garlic, paprika, cumin, coriander, chili). Salt at your convenience.

Fry on high for 5 minutes.

Reserve at room temperature until serving.

Step 4: preparation of yoghurt

Pour the yoghurt into a small bowl and whisk.

Keep cool until serving.

Step 5: is it time to eat?!

Warm the tortillas for a few seconds in the microwave, then put them on the table with all the other ingredients: chicken, bell pepper and onion mixture, salsa sauce and whipped yoghurt.

Each guest makes his/her burritos… follow the instructions for folding and enjoy!

Other recipe of salsa sauce – Click on this link here! A fresh and tasty sauce with small vegetables pieces and a lot of flavor

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