Chicken Fajita Grilled Burritos

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If you love Chipotle burritos, then you’re really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

I have a confession to make, I’m a bit obsessed with grilled burritos!

It’s a burrito, so that already has my attention, then you toss it on the grill to create a deliciously crispy tortilla wrapped around all of the burrito goodness, and bam, you’ve got an awesome grilled burrito!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

To keep with the theme of grilling, I filled the burritos with grilled fajita seasoned chicken and  grilled peppers and onions. I also added white rice, seasoned with cilantro and lime juice and black beans.

 Needless to say, these burritos were filled to the brim with delicious, flavorful ingredients!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Grilled chicken is the star in these burritos and in several other popular recipes on the blog. Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Zoodle BowlsGrilled Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers, and of course, the soon-to-be-very-popular Grilled Chicken Fajita Burritos!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Chicken Fajita Grilled Burritos Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp fresh lime juice (app 2 limes) – divided
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped) – divided
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 4 “burrito size” large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese (shredded)
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans (drained & rinsed)

Chicken Fajita Grilled Burritos Instructions

In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil, 2 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp cilantro, garlic, cumin, chili powder, paprika and sea salt. Add the chicken breasts and marinate for an hour (or up to 8 hours) in the refrigerator.

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Slice each bell pepper into four large pieces and slice the onion in large rings.

Heat a grill to medium. Add the chicken to the grill, grill for 10-12 minutes per side. About 6 minutes before removing the chicken from the grill, add the bell peppers and onions to the grill and grill for 2-3 minutes per side.

While everything is grilling, heat the white rice in the microwave for 90 seconds, then mix in the remaining 2 tbsp lime juice and 1 tbsp cilantro. Set aside.

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Remove everything from the grill and place on a cutting board. Remember to leave the grill turned on to medium heat.

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Dice the chicken, bell peppers and onions.

In the middle of each tortilla, sprinkle approximately ¼ cup of pepper jack cheese, top the cheese with the cilantro lime rice, black beans and grilled chicken, peppers and onions.

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Fold the ends over, then roll up the burritos tightly.

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Place seam side down on the grill. Grill for 2 minutes per side.

Remove from the grill and serve with sour cream, guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, hot sauce or a combination of your favorite burrito toppings!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

I loaded mine up with guacamole and pico de gallo and it was DELISH!

But seriously, I’ve eaten these grilled burritos for my last 3 meals, they’re really DELISH!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!
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Chicken Fajita Grilled Burritos

If you love Chipotle burritos, then you're really going to love these grilled burritos, filled with fajita grilled chicken, veggies & cilantro lime rice!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marinating Time 1 hour
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 burritos
Calories 679 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp fresh lime juice app 2 limes – divided
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped – divided
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 4 “burrito size” large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese shredded
  • 15 oz can black beans drained & rinsed

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil, 2 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp cilantro, garlic, cumin, chili powder, paprika and sea salt.
  2. Add the chicken breasts and marinate for an hour (or up to 8 hours) in the refrigerator.
  3. Slice each bell pepper into four large pieces and slice the onion in large rings.
  4. Heat a grill to medium.
  5. Add the chicken to the grill, grill for 10-12 minutes per side.
  6. About 6 minutes before removing the chicken from the grill, add the bell peppers and onions to the grill and grill for 2-3 minutes per side.
  7. While everything is grilling, heat the white rice in the microwave for 90 seconds. Mix in the remaining 2 tbsp lime juice and 1 tbsp cilantro, set aside.

  8. Remove everything from the grill and place on a cutting board, remember to leave the grill turned on to medium heat.
  9. Dice the chicken, bell peppers and onions.
  10. In the middle of each tortilla, sprinkle approximately ¼ cup of pepper jack cheese, top the cheese with the cilantro lime rice, black beans and grilled chicken, peppers and onions.
  11. Fold the ends over, then roll up the burritos tightly.
  12. Place seam side down on the grill.
  13. Grill for 2 minutes per side.
  14. Remove from the grill and serve with sour cream, guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, hot sauce or a combination of your favorite burrito toppings!