Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
Burritos smothered in a delicious rich sauce is what you just might need today! Give this recipe a try and taste it yourself. Enjoy!
Baked Chicken Burritos:
1 Recipe Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
6 burrito size tortillas (I prefer raw/undercooked tortillas) *
1 c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
olive oil or nonstick cooking spray
Cheesy Green Chili Sour Cream Sauce:
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
2 c low sodium chicken broth, warmed
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 4 oz. can mild chopped green chillies, or more to taste
1/2 c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
Hot sauce to taste (optional)
tortilla strips or chips
Step 1: Refer to the directions provided on the package of the Mexican Chicken. Remove any excess liquid\sauce from the Mexican Chicken.
Step 2: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Step 3: Line with aluminium foil on a baking sheet.
Step 4: Top each tortilla with 1/2 cup of the filling, sprinkle a generous amount of cheese, and then roll it up.
Step 5: Arrange the burritos onto a baking rack and apply olive oil on all sides.
Step 6: Cook the burritos at 400 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
Step 7: Broil for a few minutes or until done to your preferred crispiness.
Step 8: In the meantime, place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 9: Add butter and allow it to melt.
Step 10: Add the flour. Stir and cook for about 3 minutes while stirring continuously.
Step 11: Turn the heat down to low and add the chicken broth a little at a time. Make sure to whisk every addition.
Step 12: Add the spices and allow the mixture to simmer for about 2 minutes.
Step 13: Remove the saucepan from the heat and add in the cheese, sour cream, and green chilis. Stir until well combined.
Step 14: At this point, you can add the hot sauce if you prefer.
Step 15: Top each burrito with the sauce and your preferred toppings.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!