Recipes ofStacey Hendriks

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Chicken Burritos

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Total time
25 minutes
Preparation time
5 minutes

The nutritional panel on a traditional packet of taco seasoning is not a pretty sight. They contain sugar, anticaking agents, artificial colours and other additives. This simple alternative not only ditches these horrendous ingredients, but is actually really good for you.

This spicemix, which contains therapeutic like chilli, cumin, curry powder and paprika will help speed up metabolism, promote blood flow and ward off bad bugs, Triple our spice mix below and keep in the pantry for the next time you make tacos or burritos.

or1 tsp of oil, coconut (5 g)
or1 onions, diced (150 g)
or2 cloves of garlic, minced (6 g)
or4 chicken thighs trimmed and diced into 2cm pieces (596 g)
or200 grams of diced tomatoes, canned
or1 handful of coriander leaves, roughly chopped (20 g)
or1 handful of mint leaves, roughly chopped (20 g)
or1 tomato diced (123 g)
or8 wholemeal tortillas, (328 g)
or1 tbsp of chili powder (8 g)
or1/2 tsp, oregano, dried (1 g)
or1/2 tsp of paprika (1 g)
or1.5 tsps cumin seed (3 g)
or1/2 tsp, pepper, black (1 g)
or1/2 tsp,sea salt (1 g)
Add coconut oil, onion and garlic to a pan on medium heat and cook until onions are translucent. Set aside
Add the chicken into the warm pan and cook until browned. Add in the onion and garlic and all the spice. Cook until chicken is coated in the spice mix and fragrant. Stir through the diced tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the spring onions, herbs and tomato into a mixing bowl.
Serve the salad and chicken inside two wholemeal wraps per person.
Note Optional: If you’re an avocado lover serve with Guacamole
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (366 g)% DRI
Energy136 kcal497 kcal25 %
Fat4 g16 g25 %
Fatty acids, total saturated2 g7 g33 %
Cholesterol38 mg140 mg47 %
Sodium221 mg807 mg34 %
Carbohydrate13 g49 g16 %
Sugars2 g7 gremove
Fiber3 g11 g46 %
Protein11 g40 gremove