Mexi-Thai ‘Burritos’ with Vegetable Fried Rice

Ever since I made Stand ‘n Stuff Refried Bean ‘Burritos’ I’ve been pondering other things I can put into taco- or burrito-like shells. You knew it was only a matter of time before I tried shells with Thai burrito filling. I used Ortega’s Fiesta Flats, which are a hard taco shell ‘boat’, to make these fantastic Mexi-Thai burritos with vegetable fried rice on the side. The taco shells offer the perfect crunchy contrast to the pork burrito filling. These were not only great, they were fun to eat!

Mexi-Thai 'Burritos' with Vegetable Fried RiceI made a simple vegetable fried rice for a side. The entire meal took only minutes to put together.

Also try my Thai pork burritos.

Mexi-Thai 'Burritos' with Vegetable Fried Rice

Course Main
Cuisine Fusion
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

For the 'burritos'

  • Ortega Fiesta Flats
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root grated
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 small onion sliced thin
  • 2 cups Cole slaw vegetable mix
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Fresh cilantro chopped, for garnish

For the vegetable fried rice

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 3 green onions sliced thin
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup frozen petite peas
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

Instructions

For the 'burritos'

  • Warm the Fiesta Flats per package instructions
  • Crumble pork into a large skillet and cook over high heat.
  • Add the ginger, garlic,onion, and cole slaw mix and cook until the slaw starts to wilt, stirring often.
  • Whisk together the sesame oil, soy sauce, lime juice, honey, coriander, and red pepper. Add to the pork mixture and stir, cooking for 1 minute.
  • Spoon into Fiesta Flats and garnish with cilantro.

For the vegetable fried rice

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the yellow onion, bell pepper, garlic and pepper flakes and cook 3 minutes, stirring.
  • Increase heat to medium-high and add the rice, green onions, and soy sauce. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the peas, stir, and cook another minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sesame oil.

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