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smothered baked chicken burritos

by anny

Are you looking for a tasty, easy-to-make chicken burrito that will make your taste buds sing? Then these smothered baked chicken burritos are just what you need! The simple ingredients – slow-cooked Mexican chicken, tortillas and a cheesy green chili sour cream sauce – come together to create an incredibly delicious meal that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Read on to find out how to make these mouthwatering burritos!

Chicken burritos are a delicious and easy meal to make. They are perfect for a quick lunch or dinner. This recipe is for smothered chicken burritos. The chicken is cooked in a flavorful sauce and then wrapped in a tortilla with cheese and beans. These burritos are then baked until hot and bubbly.

This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves chicken burritos, but is looking for a new and improved version. The chicken is baked instead of fried, and is smothered in a delicious enchilada sauce. This dish is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!


If you’re looking for a delicious and easy chicken burrito recipe, you’ve come to the right place! This smothered baked chicken burrito is packed with flavor and perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Here are some pro tips to make this recipe even easier:

1. To save time, you can use rotisserie chicken in this recipe. Just shred the chicken and proceed with the recipe as directed.

2. If you’re short on time, you can also skip the step of browning the chicken in the skillet. Simply place the chicken in the baking dish and proceed with the recipe.

3. Don’t like cilantro? No problem! You can omit it from the recipe or substitute another fresh herb, such as parsley or basil.

4. This recipe can easily be doubled if you’re feeding a crowd. Simply prepare two 9×13-inch baking dishes and increase all of the ingredients accordingly.

Conclusion & Recipe:

The conclusion of this blog post is that the smothered baked chicken burritos were a success! The chicken was cooked perfectly, and the flavor was spot on. The author goes on to say that if you’re looking for an easy, tasty recipe, this is it.

smothered baked chicken burritos

The chicken is cooked in a flavorful sauce and then wrapped in a tortilla with cheese and beans. These burritos are then baked until hot and bubbly.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Baked Chicken Burritos
  • 1 Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
  • 6 burrito-sized tortillas I prefer raw/undercooked tortillas.
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Olive oil and nonstick cooking spray
  • Cheesy Green Chili Sauce with Sour Cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth low in sodium warm
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 4 oz. Can mild chopped chilies or more to your taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Hot sauce optional.
  • Optional toppings
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados/guacamole
  • cilantro
  • salsa
  • tortilla strips or chips


  • Follow the recipe instructions to prepare Mexican Chicken. (Click on 1 Recipe Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken recipe). You should drain any liquid left over from the chicken.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Line a baking tray with foil and place a baking rack on it. Make burritos: Add a generous 1/2 cup of filling to each tortilla (uncooked for raw tortillas), then top each burrito with the desired amount cheese. Place burritos on a baking rack. Brush both sides with olive oil or spray nonstick cooking spray. Cook burritos for 18-20 minutes, or until golden. Broil until desired crispiness is achieved. Flip the pan over and broil the opposite side until golden.
  • In the meantime, heat butter and olive oil in medium saucepan on medium heat. Mix in flour, and cook stirring continuously for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low and then slowly whisk in the chicken broth. Stir in the spices. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until thickened. Stir in green chilies and cheese. Finally, remove from heat. Hot sauce may be added if desired.
  • Serve burritos with Cheesy Green Chili Sour Cream Sauce.