Restaurant-Style Light and Healthy Chicken Burrito
55 mins (prep 10, cooking 45)
18 ingredients
8 servings
I love the way mexican restaurants make a chicken burrito, with mexican rice and shredded, juicy chicken, After some experiments I came quite close, however, I omit the refried beans, cheese and cream. This makes it a perfect pre-work-out food: I eat one every now and then before going for a 10 mile run! Works perfectly and doesn't give you that overstuffed feeling in the stomach. I usually do add some guacamole (see my guacemole recipe if you want to make it yourself). This way it is lighter and healthier, but no less tasty! Ofcourse you can always choose to add the refried beans, cheese and cream if you got your heart set on it!

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Serving Size (175.81 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 443.79 Calories from Fat 118.44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.16g 162.02%
Saturated Fat 1.65g 66.17%
Trans Fat 0.19g %
Cholesterol 39.63mg 105.68%
Sodium 205.46mg 68.49%
Total Carbohydrate 58.11g 154.95%
Dietary Fiber 7.44 g 238.11%
Sugars 2.22 g %
Protein 27.25g 436.05%
Vitamin A 1089.69IU% Vitamin C 89.43mg%
Calcium 242.83mg% Iron 10.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless chicken breasts, green bell peppers, salt and pepper