Barbecued Chicken Burritos

Barbecued Chicken Burritos

22 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, February/March 2005

These burritos are something of a Tex-Mex wonder: tangy barbecue sauce, some roast chicken (or rotisserie chicken) and vegetables, all wrapped up in tortillas. For the best taste, look for a fiery barbecue sauce without added corn syrup.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 2-pound roasted chicken, skin discarded, meat removed from bones and shredded (4 cups)
  • ½ cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • ½ cup frozen corn, thawed, or canned corn, drained
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 4 10-inch whole-wheat tortillas
  • 2 limes, cut in wedges


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  1. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, barbecue sauce, beans, corn and sour cream; stir to combine. Cook until hot, 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Assemble the wraps by placing a lettuce leaf in the center of each tortilla and topping with one-fourth of the chicken mixture; roll as you would a burrito. Slice in half diagonally and serve warm, with lime wedges.
  • Eat neat: Keeping the filling inside a wrap or burrito can be a challenge, especially if you're on the go. That's why we recommend wrapping your burrito in foil so you can pick it up and eat it without losing the filling, peeling back the foil as you go.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 wrap
  • Per serving: 352 calories; 6 g fat(2 g sat); 6 g fiber; 49 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 104 mcg folate; 81 mg cholesterol; 14 g sugars; 7 g added sugars; 3,875 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 83 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 670 mg sodium; 749 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (78% daily value), Folate (26% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2½ starch, 1 vegetable, 4 lean meat

Reviews 22

July 19, 2018
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By: RaisinHell91
Very quick, easy, and tasty.
March 06, 2016
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By: EatingWell User
delicious a friend made this for me a couple years ago when i came over for dinner. i had to ask where she got the recipe. this recipe has become a standard in our meal rotations. it is SO quick and easy to make and tastes great. if we're trying to eat extra healthy, we skip the tortilla wrap and serve it over chopped romaine like a salad. YUM!
November 14, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
SOOOO yummy. I hate to cook during the week because I am pooped when I get home from work. This recipe is so simple and easy. Oh yeah, and it tastes amazing!
December 18, 2011
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By: megwick84
LOVE IT!!!! It was so easy to make and taste amazing. I got full very fast and didnt feel bad because I was eating something healthy for myself. Pros: Fast and easy Cons: My husband didnt like it, but he doesnt like anything!!!
August 09, 2011
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By: an3k9
Full of Flavor, Yet Simple to Make I love this recipe. It is straight forward but I wouldn't have put the corn, beans, bbq sauce, and sour cream together. My boyfriend now makes this recipe for himself once a week! Any protein, beans, or veggies could easily be incorporated into this because the majority of the flavor comes from the sauce. It is also great with a quick veggie slaw on top of the chicken! Pros: Little prep time, Easy to make substitutions
June 03, 2011
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By: EatingWell User
Great Recipe We really liked this one....I passed it on to others too....quick, easy and a lot of flavor....
May 10, 2011
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By: JG
Exciting Dish for a Workday Lunch! I loved this recipe! I didn't have barbeque sauce, so I used salsa instead and I thought they turned out great! I am looking forward to trying them with barbeque sauce next time. My favorite part about this recipe is how easy it is to make (especially if you use a rotisserie chicken!), and how satisfying and fresh it tastes (it makes a great lunch at work!). I will try the idea that another poster suggested about squeezing the lime juice in as you cook the bean/corn mixture, because the lime juice really made the burrito! Also, I think this is the first burrito I've ever made that I did not put cheese on it, because it didn't need it! :) Pros: Easy to make, satisfying and light
November 13, 2010
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By: Olollie
After a long week, I was looking for something easy and healthy (but still delicious!) to make for dinner for my husband and I. I grabbed a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store and whole wheat tortillas. Everything else I had at home already ( I LOVE when I find recipes with things I usually have in the pantry), so I was able to whip this together quickly. It was soooo good. I put some shredded cheese on the tortillas I pan-warmed for my hubby (what can I say, the man loves cheese and never gains any weight). With or without the cheese though, it was still fabulous! I usually can't make a recipe without adding a bunch of my own ingredients and spices to it, but with this, all I did was add a little cayenne for spice. The rest was perfect!
July 17, 2010
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By: gsuarez1518
I loved this recipe.It tasted great when I made it. My sister loved it. The best part was that I'm a horrible cook and it was so easy to make. Nothing came out burnt. Yay!
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