Shrimp or Chicken Burritos

Shrimp or Chicken Burritos

Mexicali burrito with all the fixins

PreparationCookingReady inYield
15 minutesOne hourOne hour and 15 minutes12 cookies


Chicken broth2 cu
Tomato sauce0.5 cu
Vegetable oil3 tbsp
Olive oil1 tbsp
Green salsa2 oz
Pepper jack cheese0.5 cu
Rice, long-grain1 cu
Chicken thighs8 oz
Shrimp0.5 lb
Onion3 oz
Tomato6 oz
Lime juice1 tbsp
Garlic3 clvs
Avocado6 oz
Serrano pepper2 oz
Kosher salt1 tsp
Garlic powder0.5 tsp
Cumin0.5 tsp
Black pepper1 tsp
Paprika2 tsp
Cayenne pepper1 tsp
Red pepper flakes1 tsp
Cilantro, fresh1 oz


  1. Prep pico de gallo ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in medium pot.
  3. Add half chopped onions, saute few minutes until soft.
  4. Add dry uncooked rice to pan and saute until golden.
  5. Add salt, garlic powder, cumin, and black pepper to rice.
  6. Add tomato sauce and chicken broth.
  7. Bring to simmer and cook for 20-30 minutes until rice is cooked through and no liquid remains.
  8. Saute shrimp or chicken in separate pan over medium heat.
  9. Season with paprika, cayenne pepper, red chili flakes, and salt & pepper.
  10. Top with lime juice and set aside.
  11. Warm tortillas in pan.
  12. Grate pepper jack cheese and slice avocado.
  13. Assemble burrito with cheese, rice, pico de gallo, avocado, and shrimp or chicken.
  14. Serve with lime juice and hot sauce.
  15. Enjoy!

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Nicholas Vincent-Hill

Nicholas Vincent-Hill

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