California Chicken Breakfast Burrito

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California Chicken Breakfast Burrito

The California Chicken Breakfast Burrito offers a wholesome option, packed with chicken, eggs, cheese, and avocado, ideal for a healthy morning boost! It puts a twist on the beloved Mexican classic we all enjoy.

Easy breakfast burrito recipe

The California Chicken Breakfast Burrito is a fantastic option, providing a balanced mix of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber. It’s designed to keep you energized until your next meal, making it an excellent choice to kickstart a fantastic day!

While the individual flavors shine, they come together beautifully in this dish. Each bite is incredibly satisfying, making it tempting to indulge all day long!

Preparation is a breeze, taking only around 30 minutes as each component is simple to cook. Plus, it’s perfect for freezing, saving you time whenever cravings strike. That’s definitely good news for those moments when you’re in need of a delicious fix!

Try One of Our Other Mexican Dishes Like Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time: 20 minutes.
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time: 1 
Servings: 4 servings 
Calories: 745kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 1 lb. chicken breasts cut into small cubes.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced.
  • 4 cloves garlic minced.
  • 1 red bell pepper seeds removed, deveined and sliced.
  • 8 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 large tomato diced.
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • Hot sauce for serving.


  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Once hot, season the cubed chicken with salt and pepper and cook until golden brown, remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, salt, pepper, and cook until tender.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and half and half.
  • Wipeout the same skillet and place it over medium heat. Add butter and melt it. When butter is just starting to foam, reduce heat to medium-low, and add beaten eggs.
  • Using a rubber spatula, occasionally until soft curds form. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • In the center of each tortilla, spread ¼ of the chicken, layer ¼ of the veggies, ¼ of the scrambled eggs, ¼ cup of each cheese, add tomato pieces, spinach, and avocado.
  • Fold in the two sides and roll up tightly. Serve with hot sauce.


Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1312mg | Potassium: 1187mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5348IU|
Vitamin C: 12mg |Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 5mg
All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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