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.

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HIgh Protein Chipotle Chicken Burrito

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 309kcal


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.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1170mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 1mg

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!

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