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Korean Spicy BBQ Chicken and Egg Burritos

Korean Spicy BBQ Chicken Burrito


I had some leftovers from taco night and the first thing that came to mind was along the same vein, burritos. The tacos were on the smaller side and there was no way that the leftovers would fill a mighty burrito so I would need something to fill them out a bit. Rice is a perfect filler for burritos and I figured that the freshness of some cilantro and lime brown rice would be a perfect fit. I have been fascinated by the idea of the parent and child concept of using both chicken and egg ever since I came across the oyako donburi a Japanese chicken and egg rice bowl, where the translation is literally parent and child rice bowl. With that in mind the next filler was going to be a pair of eggs, scrambled. Though I did not use any cheese in the tacos I just could not resist using some in the burritos in the form of grated cheddar and jack cheese. With the cheese in there I wanted a way to melt it so I assembled the burritos making sure that the cheese was near the outside and then I grilled the burritos after rolling them up. The spicy chicken and egg burritos turned out really well! The chicken, eggs and cheese brought an nice spicy flavour base while the rice, lettuce and relish brought a great freshness. All of the flavours and textures combined really well to make one really tasty burrito! These burritos would for either dinner or for breakfast. What a great way to enjoy some of the leftover dak bulgogi!

Korean Spicy BBQ Chicken and Egg Burritos

(makes 4 burritos)
Printable Recipe

Ingredients:
4 large tortillas
1 pound dak bulgogi (Korean BBQ chicken)
8 eggs (scrambled)
1 cup cilantro and lime rice
1 cup Korean style salsa roja
1 cup onion and cilantro relish
1 cup shredded lettuce in a Korean sesame vinaigrette
1 cup cheddar and jack cheese (grated)

Directions:
1. Assemble burritos and grill if desired.

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22 comments:

Pam said...

This looks and sounds delicious! I have never heard of dak bulgogi but, it sounds great. I like that it is spicy and you added cheese. Way to go!

rcb @ penny pinching provisions said...

I never thought of using egg in a burrito, but it looks great!

Queen B. said...

Sheesh........SIMPLY AMAZING !

NWmom said...

You are giving me whole new ways to think about meal planning, not to mention desires to eat some really spicy food!

Nina Timm said...

You do have a talent for bringing interesting flavors together and they always work!!!

The Duo Dishes said...

Well, there's egg in there, so this would work for breakfast!

Stella said...

These look great Kevin. I love Korean food, and I especially like adding egg as an extra protein-this looks like a great 'after the gym' meal.

Rachael said...

This is so creative and looks absolutely wonderful!

Krissy @ The Food Addicts said...

wow, that is an awesome usage of leftovers! it looks SO professionally done, too! it's great to get creative with leftovers, isnt it??

MeetaK said...

oh yes - i have been having a craving for korean food lately. this is so perfect and easy for a quick dinner. yum!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Wow, gorgeous! A terrific idea!

Cheers,

Rosa

merry said...

no words

Joanne said...

You are far and above the best at spicing up leftovers. Love this!

Bob said...

Awesome, fusion burritos!

Julie said...

This sounds awesome! Can't wait to try it. The heat will kick up the calorie burn too. Great info.

Bridgett said...

Interesting flavors here and it looks like it turned out beautifully. Very impressive.

Kristen M said...

Thanks for all of these tasty recipes. Every time I come to your blog my mouth starts watering! It's absolutely my favorite food blog!

Joie de vivre said...

Kevin,
You are amazing. Seriously.

Chef Aimee said...

Ok this is one amazing burrito!

Kristina said...

Mmm, cilantro. My favorite herb, one my husband can't stomach. Oh, the sacrifices we make for love!

Kristina
Sweetfern Handmade

Nanan said...

Kevin - the thought of combining "Korean BBQ" and "Burrito" odd - but I love it!!! It all makes sense to me!

web designer said...

Og god, it looks so delicious. Tortillas are great cause you can put everything and it usually tastes great. But I love your recipe, I want to try it soon.

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