Chicken and Rice Burrito

Make this Chicken and Rice Burrito exactly the way you like it. These are great for kids, a meal on the go or for a quick and easy dinner!

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


  • 2 cups Minute® Ready to Serve Yellow Rice
  • 1 cup (6 oz) diced, cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • chopped fresh cilantro leaves (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)


  • Make your chicken and rice meal to go by wrapping it in a warm tortilla. With delicious ingredients like salsa, Cheddar cheese, freshly chopped cilantro and sour cream, this meal won’t disappoint.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine chicken and salsa in a medium, microwave-safe bowl.

    Step 3

  • Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Stir in cheese and rice.

    Step 5

  • Spoon 1/4 of the mixture down the center of each tortilla. Fold in sides of each tortilla and roll up tightly.

    Step 6

  • Serve with cilantro and sour cream, if using.

Everything in a Tortilla

Your favorite Mexican-inspired meal just got a whole lot easier! Use your choice of seasoned or rotisserie chicken and Minute® Ready to Serve Yellow Rice to make a delicious burrito filling. Thanks to our microwavable Minute® Ready to Serve Rice cups, which heat in just 1 minute, you can make a hearty chicken thighs and rice burrito filling in no time at all.

A great burrito all depends on the rice to chicken ratio. One cup of Minute® Ready to Serve Yellow Rice is 4.4 ounces. Add about 1/2 cup of chicken per cup, and you’ll have two perfect burritos. Skip the freezer burrito, now you can make a fresh burrito at home, in minutes!

Make It Your Own

The best part of a burrito is that it’s entirely customizable, add your favorite ingredients to this recipe for a unique burrito with all your favorite flavors. For a spicy filling, roast your chicken with some extra chili powder or add in chopped jalapeños. Roast some bell peppers and onions or corn to add to your filling. You could even add extra crunch with crushed tortilla chips!

Take your burrito game up a notch by mixing in other flavors such as this Egg and Sausage Scramble for a breakfast burrito or maybe an Asian-inspired microwavable Egg Fried Rice filling for a new and savory touch. The possibilities are endless so get creative. Almost anything tastes delicious in a burrito.

Meal Time

For a complete dinner, serve these burritos with a side of chips and guacamole and finish your meal off with Mexican-Spiced Rice Paletas.

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