Cheesy Green Chile Smothered Chicken Burritos

Recipe adapted from Carlsbad Cravings.

Burrito Ingredients:

  • I recipe of Mexican Chicken.
  • 4-6 large flour tortillas
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese

Cheesy Green Chili Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 3 TBSP flour
  • 2 c. chicken broth, warmed
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 4 oz. can mild chopped green chilies, or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Prepare Mexican chicken per recipe and drain the excess liquid.
  2. For each tortilla add 1/2 c. (or more) of the Mexican chicken and desired amount of cheese, and roll the tortillas up.
  3. Toast the burritos on a skillet.
  4. Prepare Sauce by melting butter in olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring constantly for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low then gradually whisk in chicken broth. Add spices and bring to a simmer while stirring until thickened, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in green chilies, cheese until melted then sour cream.
  5. Top burritos with sauce.

Cheesy Green Chili Smothered Chicken Burritos:

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