Crispy chicken chimichangas

Crispy Chicken Chimichangas Recipe

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They're cooked in the oven, not in a skillet w/ a lot of fat, so they are healthier for you. They'r are so good served w/ a dollop of light sour cream.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 c
    homemade or store bought salsa
  • 3 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/4 c
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 lb
    cooked, shredded chicken breast
  • 1 c
    refried beans, i used canned
  • 6
    10" flour tortillas

How to Make Crispy chicken chimichangas

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 425. Spray a 9" x 13" baking dish w/ cooking spray. Heat 2 tbsp oil in lg skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until soft.
  2. Stir in salsa and water. Season w/ chili powder, cumin and cinnamon. Stir in chicken. Cook until heated through.
  3. Spoon some beans down center of each tortilla, top w/ some chicken mix. Fold tortilla over filling, secure w/ toothpicks. Place seam-side down in baking dish. Brush w/ remaining oil. Bake 15 mins, turning every 5 mins until browned and crispy.

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About Crispy chicken chimichangas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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