Chicken and Brown Rice Burritos

Mix up your weeknights, with these Chicken and Brown Rice Burritos, made with our Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice, tender chicken, chunky salsa and Cheddar cheese.

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Chicken and Brown Rice Burritos

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1-2
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Ready in


  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1 cup (6 oz) diced, cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup thick and chunky style salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1 tbsp sour cream (optional)


  • Try these Chicken and Brown Rice Burritos made with hearty brown rice, shredded Cheddar cheese, chunky salsa and any of your favorite burrito toppings. Ready in just 5 minutes, they’re perfect for a last-minute dinner that tastes great.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine chicken and salsa in a medium-sized, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in cheese and rice.

    Step 4

  • Divide mixture between tortillas. Serve with cilantro and sour cream, if using.

    Recipe Tips
    Customize this recipe to your liking by swapping in your choice of shredded cheese for the Cheddar cheese. You could also use store-bought rotisserie chicken or frozen chicken fajitas in place of the cooked chicken breast.

    Offer your family lots of fun toppings for this dish. Try guacamole, avocado slices, sliced tomatoes, chopped lettuce or savory, fajita vegetables.

Taco, Any Time

What’s the perfect dish for Taco Tuesday? Well, Chicken and Brown Rice Burritos, of course. We call them burritos as they’re fully stuffed with a delicious combination of ingredients. These are also easy to assemble so you won’t have to spend too much of your time preparing a delicious, weeknight meal. These burritos are made possible with the help of our microwavable Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice.

The ideal dinner after a long day, this recipe will go from prep to plate in much less time than it takes to cook your average rice. Aside from our savory brown rice, you’ll only need three additional ingredients; Cheddar cheese, chunky salsa and cooked chicken breast. So, if you’ve gotten tired of the same old, weeknight creamy chicken and rice dinner — it’s time to switch things up! Try our fast and easy chicken burritos and add a little spice back into your weeknights!

For a complete Taco Tuesday dinner, pair this dish with a side of Mexican Rice and finish off the meal with quick Mexican-Spiced Rice Paletas.

Burrito Filling Ideas

To switch things up, or make a simple meal on the go wrapped in a tortilla, why not expand your filling ideas? Make it into a breakfast burrito with this quick Egg and Sausage Scramble, a lunchtime Chimichurri Tuna Salad, or maybe even a tasty Egg Fried Rice recipe. If you need a great vegetarian option try our: eggplant parmesan recipe.

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