Are you craving a delicious, high-protein burrito without the guilt? Look no further! In this mouthwatering recipe, we’ll show you how to create a flavorful low carb chipotle chicken burrito that’s high in protein. Get ready to satisfy your cravings and stay on track with your low-carb lifestyle.
HIgh Protein Chipotle Chicken Burrito
For the Chipotle Cheese Sauce:
- 1/2 cup cottage cheese
- 1 chipotle pepper in adobo
- 1/2 tablespoon adobo sauce
- 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese
- A handful of fresh cilantro
For the Chicken Filling:
- 6 ounces cooked chicken breast e.g., rotisserie chicken
- Olive oil for sautéing
- Preferred seasoning e.g., taco seasoning
- Low-carb spinach herb tortilla for wrapping
- Toppings: red onion, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, black beans, jalapenos, olives, salsa, sour cream, etc.
Prepare the Chipotle Cheese Sauce:
- In a blender, combine cottage cheese, one chipotle pepper in adobo, adobo sauce, shredded Mexican cheese, and fresh cilantro.
- Blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
- Set the sauce aside for later use.
Sauté the Chicken:
- Heat a pan with olive oil over medium heat.
- Add the chopped chicken breast to the pan and lightly coat it with the olive oil.
- Season the chicken with your preferred spices or a seasoning packet.
- Once the chicken is well seasoned, pour the prepared Chipotle Cheese Sauce over it.
- Sauté the chicken and sauce together for a few minutes until the mixture is heated through and well-coated. Set aside.
Assemble the Burrito:
- Lay out your low-carb spinach herb tortilla.
- Spoon half of the chicken and Chipotle cheese mixture onto the tortilla.
- Add your favorite toppings, such as red onion, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, black beans, jalapenos, olives, or any other preferred ingredients.
- Carefully wrap the tortilla, ensuring the ends are sealed.
Crisp It Up:
- Return the wrapped burrito to the pan over medium heat.
- Cook the burrito until the tortilla becomes golden and crispy on both sides.
Serve and Enjoy:
- Once the burrito is crispy and heated through, remove it from the pan.
- Serve your high-protein, low-carb chicken Chipotle burrito with your choice of salsa and sour cream.
Craving a burrito no longer means sacrificing your low-carb lifestyle. This high-protein chipotle chicken low carb burrito is not only incredibly delicious but also fits perfectly into your low-carb and high-protein diet. Customize it with your favorite toppings and enjoy a satisfying, guilt-free meal that will leave you craving for more. Say goodbye to carb-heavy burritos and hello to this flavorful, low-carb alternative!