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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Burritos Recipe

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Burritos Recipe

Sandy Hoopes
5 from 3 votes


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 ⁄4 cup cayenne pepper sauce
  • 2 1 ⁄2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 large avocado diced
  • 1 ⁄4 cup diced celery
  • 1 ⁄4 cup grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese or ranch dressing
  • 3 cups cooked long-grain white rice or Mexican Green rice warmed
  • 4 to 6 12-inch our tortillas, warmed
  • 6 ounces blue cheese feta, or
  • queso fresco crumbled


  • Melt butter in a large skillet with garlic over medium-low heat. Heat until garlic is fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add cayenne pepper sauce and bring to a simmer.
  • Add chicken, stir gently, and cook until most of liquid has evaporated and sauce clings to chicken, about 7 minutes.
  • Combine avocado, celery, carrot, and green onion in medium bowl and toss with blue cheese dressing to make an avocado salsa.
  • Assemble burritos by spooning rice onto tortillas. Layer chicken, avocado, and blue cheese crumbles over rice. Roll burritos as desired.
  • Makes 4 to 6 burritos


These Buffalo Chicken Burritos are filled with fresh shredded vegetables and healthy avocado. Serve the burritos warm or chill them for a refreshing lunch.