Chicken Burrito Mechado Recipe

Ole! Your favorite burrito meets a classic Filipino recipe. You'll love the flavor explosion in every bite.

Preparation Time

20 min.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size

5

Categories

  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Quick 'n Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 500 g chicken, breast fillet
  • - patis
  • 1/2 cup red kidney beans
  • 1 pack DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Mechado Sauce (80g)

FOR THE STUFFING

  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp taco seasoning

  • 12 pcs flour tortilla (6")
  • 200 g lettuce
  • 1/3 cup onion, white
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

Preparation:

1. Sauté chicken in oil for 3 minutes. Add patis to taste, kidney beans, and DEL MONTE Quick n Easy Mechado Sauce. Cook for 5 minutes while continuously stirring, until slightly dry. Set aside.
2. Stuffing: Sauté rice in oil for 2 minutes. Add taco seasoning. Cook while stirring for 5 minutes.
3. Heat flour tortillas in ungreased pan. Wrap a portion of each chicken mixture, rice mixture, lettuce, onion, and cheese. Roll, serve at once.

Lusog Notes

This snack dish provides calcium which is important for the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth. It also has iron that is needed for normal metabolism.

Chef`s Tip

Make a pocket out of the lettuce by folding it over the filling before rolling the tortilla. This will keep the filling inside.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Sautéing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Measuring Cups
  • Spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Knife
  • Pan
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