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Chicken Burritos

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Flour Tortillas - see * Note 1
  (or use store-bought)
1 cup 160g / 5.6ozGood-quality canned refried beans - warmed
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozShredded roasted chicken - see * Note 2
2 tablespoons 30mlCrema - see * Note 1
  (or creme fraiche, or sour cream)
1   Avocado - peeled and sliced
2   Tomatoes - sliced (large)
2   Watercress - (sm bunches) - trimmed, washed, and dried
2 tablespoons 30mlFreshly-squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFreshly-ground black pepper

Recipe Instructions

* Note 1: See the "Flour Tortillas" and "Crema" recipes which are included in this collection.

* Note 2: See the recipe for "Chicken Tacos" which is included in this collection and prepare chicken in the same way, or use left-over cooked chicken meat.

If using leftover chicken for this dish, combine it with "Chile De Arbol Salsa (Red Salsa)" (the recipe for which is included in this collection) before proceeding as directed with the recipe.

Spread the tortillas on a counter. Spread each with a strip of warm refried beans down the center. Top with the chicken (warmed), Crema, avocado and tomatoes. Lightly toss the watercress with the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper and place over each burrito. Fold the bottom quarter of each tortilla up and then roll from the side into a cylinder.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

TOO HOT TAMALES with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # TH-6172 broadcast 02-10-1997) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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