Chicken Chimichangas

Lynn Socko


Anything is good in a fried flour tortilla. I used leftover chicken for this, or cook some especially with this recipe in mind. These are even good the next day cold.

This recipe was update on 9/20/2011

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Makes 6 large


20 Min


20 Min


4 c
cooked, shredded chicken
8 oz
sour cream, lite
8 oz
cheddar cheese, grated 2%
1/2 c
sweet onions, diced
6-8 large
flour tortillas
canola oil

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix shredded chicken with sour cream and diced onions.
Warm flour tortillas for easier rolling. Place about 2 tbl of cheddar cheese in center of tortilla, add about 1/4 c of chicken mixture. Fold in sides, then roll up, secure with toothpick if desired. Cook in 2 inches of hot oil till tortilla is browned. Remove, add any topping desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy