a chicken burrito stuffed with rice, beans and loaded with cheese and salsa on top with a sprinkle of chopped cilantro. smothered honey lime chicken burritos

Smothered Honey Lime Chicken Burritos

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Marinating Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
These homemade Chicken Burritos are so easy to make since they use a store-bought rotisserie chicken. You'll definitely want seconds of this cheesy dish!


  • 1 Package Fresh Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Rotisserie Chicken , meat removed and shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Lime Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Honey
  • 6 Cloves of Garlic , minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 2 Cups Cooked Cilantro Lime Rice
  • 1-2 Cups Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
  • 1-2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Can Pinto Beans , drained and warmed
  • Salsa or Pico de Gallo , for serving
  • Chopped Cilantro , for garnish

For the Sauce

  • 1- 16 Ounce Jar Herdez Salsa Verde
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream , or to taste


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, honey, garlic and chili powder. Add in the chicken and toss to coat. Place in the fridge for 15-30 minutes, covered with plastic wrap.
  • Prepare the rice and beans.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together the slasa verde and heavy cream. Set aside.
  • Heat the tortillas until pliable. Fill with rice, beans, chicken, and a sprinkle of colby jack cheese. Fold up both ends and roll tightly to close.
  • Place the burritos on a baking sheet and spoon the sauce over each one. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-30 minutes (or we like to have the fillings all warm and then just stick the burritos under a broiler to melt the cheese).
  • Serve with pico de gallo, cilantro, and / or sour cream


  • Burritos can be frozen if you do not add sauce, and wrap the burritos individually in plastic wrap and foil then place in freezer bags for up to 3 months. To reheat freezer burritos, bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
Nutrition Facts
Smothered Honey Lime Chicken Burritos
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 413 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 167mg56%
Sodium 533mg23%
Potassium 415mg12%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 878IU18%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.