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Andouille Sausage and Chicken Burritos

Andouille Sausage and Chicken Burritos

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds of chicken breasts   slice these in half so they're about 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
  • 12 ounce package of smoked andouille sausage
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 lime
  • 3 bell peppers (red orange, green), sliced thinly
  • 1 large sweet onion sliced thinly
  • 1 jar of salsa verde
  • 1 jar of red salsa of choice
  • 1 10 ounce package of yellow rice prepared according to package directions
  • 1 16 ounce can of refried beans prepared according to package directions
  • Shredded Mexican cheese for topping
  • 8 burrito tortillas

Instructions

  • Slice chicken breasts in half. Lay breasts on cutting board and brush both sides of chicken with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    burrito chicken prep
  • Place chicken in container and mix in 3 cloves of garlic, juice of 1/2 of a lime, and 1 tbsp of finely chopped cilantro. Cover container and let marinate in fridge for at least 2 hours.
    burrito chicken prep - lemon juice
  • Slice peppers and onions thinly. Coat with olive oil and salt to taste. Place on grilling pan (if pan has holes, use aluminum foil under the veggies).
  • Turn grill on to 500 degrees. Once grill reaches 500, turn down to 450 and place veggies pan on grill.
  • Grill veggies until tender, stirring occasionally, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Place chicken directly on grill. Heat until cooked through, about 2 minutes per side.
    burrito grilling
  • Place andouille sausage on grill and cook until heated through.
  • Chop chicken and sausage into bite sized pieces.
    burrito meat chopping
  • Time to prepare the burritos ... lay down tortilla and fill with beans, rice, red salsa, onions, peppers, sausage and chicken. Fold top and bottom of burrito in and roll.
  • Turn oven on to high broil. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Place burrito on foil, cover with salsa verde and cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and slightly brown, about 2 minutes.