Cucina Casalingo's Note:
Garnish with sliced avocado, chopped romaine lettuce, and sour cream. If you don't have cooked rice on hand, you can use Uncle Ben's Ready Rice. Cans of chipotles en adobo are available in the Mexican food section of most supermarkets.
My Private Note
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- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can black beans, drained
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup chunky salsa, drained and juices reserved
- 1 small chipotle chile, minced (from 1 can of chipotles en adobo)
- 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- fresh ground black pepper
- 2 cups cooked white rice (see note above)
- 1 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie-cooked chicken
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas
- 1Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees.
- 2Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until just beginning to smoke.
- 3Add black beans, water, reserved salsa juices, chile, and adobo sauce and cook until liquid has evaporated and beans are soft, about 5 minutes.
- 4Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
- 5Using potato masher, mash beans lightly.
- 6Season with salt and pepper.
- 7Place rice in medium microwave-safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap, poke holes in plastic, and microwave on high power until hot, about 90 seconds.
- 8Stir in salsa, chicken, and 1 1/2 cups cheddar.
- 9Spread one-quarter of black bean mixture down center of each tortilla, leaving 2-inch border at ends.
- 10Mound rice mixture on beans and fold tortillas to form burritos.
- 11Transfer to baking sheet, sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups cheddar, and bake until cheese is bubbly, about 10 minutes.
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Nutritional Facts for California Chicken Burritos
Serving Size: 1 (494 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1036.7
- Calories from Fat 435
- Total Fat 48.4 g
- Saturated Fat 22.3 g
- Cholesterol 135.1 mg
- Sodium 1406.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 95.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 13.2 g
- Sugars 4.3 g
- Protein 54.5 g
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