Epic Crispy Chicken and Guac Burrito

How to make Epic Crispy Chicken and Guac Burrito

Epic Crispy Chicken and guac Burrito from Del taco, features crispy chicken strips, fresh romaine and iceberg lettuce blend, fresh guacamole, fresh diced tomatoes, crispy tortilla strips, and creamy avocado Caesar dressing wrapped in a warm, oversized flour tortilla.


If you want to prepare this dish at home, you can follow the below recipe that we have modified for your convenience. WE have also mentioned how to prepare the sauce that goes into the Epic crispy chicken and guac burrito. However, before preparing the dish, you need keep a few things handy at your kitchen so that you do not face any hassles during the preparation process.


Epic crispy chicken and guac burrito features avocado sauce and crispy chicken strips as its main ingredient.

  • Flour tortillas (both regular and over-sized tortillas)
  • Chicken shredded into strips (boneless)
  • Paprika powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper powder
  • Guacamole 
  • Tomatoes (diced)
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Iceberg lettuce


For Avocado Dressing

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1-1/2 tsp anchovy paste (store bought)
  • 1-1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 4 Tbsp water


Method of Preparation

We have divided the method of preparation into 4 parts, where we have mentioned how to prepare the different ingredients of Epic crispy chicken and guac burrito.

For Tortilla Chips

  1.  Cut the tortilla chips into small triangle shapes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan over low-medium heat. Add the tortilla chips when the oil is hot.
  3. Fry the chips until it becomes golden brown. 
  4. When you are done with the chips, drain the excess oil by placing it on a paper towel. Keep aside.

For Crispy Chicken Preparation

  1. Heat a skillet on the gas stove over low-medium heat. Add oil upon heating.
  2. After the oil is warm, add chicken strips into the oil. Cook for about 3-4 minutes or until they become fully cooked from both outside and inside. 
  3. After the chicken is cooked, season it with salt, pepper powder, paprika powder, garlic powder, and onion powder. Cook for another 5 minutes over low heat so that the chicken becomes crispy.
  4. When you are done with the chicken, drain the excess oil and keep aside.

For avocado Caesar Dressing

Add ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

To Assemble the Burrito

  1. Warm the over-sized tortilla in a pan. Remove from the pan and place it on a flat pan. Add one layer of avocado dressing, blended romaine and iceberg lettuce, sliced tomatoes, cooked chicken strips, guacamole, and finally top it with tortilla chips. 
  2. Fold the same to give it the shape of a burrito. Your favourite Epic crispy chicken and guac burrito is ready to serve.
  3. Serve hot and fresh to enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

There are 890 calories in a Epic Crispy Chicken & Guac Burrito from Del Taco; most of the calories come from fat (52%) and carbohydrates (35%). Let us discuss the approximate amount of all the nutrients that we get from an Epic crispy chicken and gauc burrito from Del Taco.

  • Serving Size: 1 burrito
  • Calories: 890
  • Calories from Fat: 470
  • Total Fat: 52g (80%)
  • Saturated Fat: 13g (65%)
  • Trans Fat: 0g  
  • Cholesterol: 80mg (27%)
  • Sodium: 1750mg (73%)
  • Total Carbohydrates: 78g (26%)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (20%)
  • Sugars: 4g  
  • Protein: 29g (58%)
  • Vitamin A: 0%  
  • Vitamin C: 0%
  • Calcium: 0%  
  • Iron: 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Nutritional Facts source:Del Taco


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EPIC CRISPY CHICKEN & GUAC BURRITO ($5.00) Features Crispy Chicken Strips, Fresh Guacamole, Blended Romaine & Iceberg Lettuce, Chopped Tomatoes, Creamy Avocado Caesar Dressing and Tortilla Strips all inside a Warm Oversized Flour Tortilla.

The Most Popular Queries

How to prepare guacamole at home?

Ans: Mash the avocado, chop green onions and mix them well. To this add cilantro, fresh lime juice; add chopped tomatoes and green chillies to it. Mix them well and sprinkle salt and pepper over it. Now your guacamole is ready. You can use ripe avocados to get the perfect guacamole texture. 


What can I serve with Epic Crispy Chicken and Guac Burrito?

Ans: you can serve guacamole salsa or place salsa with your favourite Epic Crispy Chicken and Guac Burrito. You can also serve the avocado Caesar dressing with it. The choice is always yours. You can serve whatever you are comfortable with.

Latest News

Del Taco launches Crispy Chicken Menu: taco, box, burrito


Del Taco Inc. has launched a Crispy Chicken Menu at $1, $4 and $5 price points. According to Del Taco, it prepares its Crispy Chicken with boneless chicken breast strips lightly breaded with a golden brown coating, Eatery Pulse News has reported. 

Crispy Chicken Menu: $1 tacos, $4 box, $5 Epic Burrito with Crispy Chicken

As part of the new lineup, Crispy Chicken Tacos and Habanero-style for $1, 3-piece Crispy Chicken & Fries Box for $4 and the $5 Epic Burrito & Guac arrive on the menu. Plus, Del Taco added the Crispy Chicken Taco and Habanero Crispy Chicken Taco to the Del’$ Dollar Deal$ Menu, as well. We have curated the lsit of all the new menu items as per the descriptions that the Lake Forest, Calif.-based QSR has provided:

Crispy Chicken Taco for $1 features warm flour tortilla, lettuce, Crispy Chicken Strip, Ranch sauce, and grated cheddar cheese

Habanero Crispy Chicken Taco for $1 includes warm flour tortilla, lettuce, Crispy Chicken Strip, creamy Habanero sauce, and grated cheddar cheese

3-piece. Crispy Chicken & Fries Box with choice of Dipping Sauce for $4 includes crinkle-cut fries and three Crispy Chicken Strips, with a dipping sauce: Ranch Dressing, Chipotle, Habanero or new Cream Avocado Caesar.

Epic Crispy Chicken & Fresh Guac Burrito for $5 includes warm flour tortilla, three Crispy Chicken Strips, new creamy Avocado Caesar Dressing, crunch tortilla strips, lettuce blend, diced tomatoes, and new, fresh guacamole

“Demand for Crispy Chicken continues to grow across QSR concepts and we wanted to bring exciting new options for the Crispy Chicken user through unique flavors and unbeatable value,” said Del Taco Chief Marketing Officer Tim Hackbardt. 

In addition, to the Crispy Chicken Tacos, the following two new menu items were also added to the Del’$ Dollar Deal$ Menu:

Mini Taco Salad includes shredded lettuce, taco meat, crunchy tortilla strips, Salsa Casera, and grated cheddar cheese

Caesar Chicken Roller includes warm flour tortilla, grilled chicken, new Creamy Avocado Caesar Dressing, and pepper jack cheese