Chicken Chimichangas

Categories: Chicken, Entrées


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

1 chimichanga


Makes 10 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 350 calories, 15 g fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 930 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 22 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 1 c Onion, diced
  • 3 t Garlic, minced
  • 1 Jalapeno, de-seeded
  • ½ c Tomato, diced
  • 2 T Cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 2 cans Chicken, drained and rinsed, (10-12 oz each)
  • ¼ c Sour cream, light
  • 2½ c Mexi-blend cheese
  • 10 Tortillas, whole-wheat


  1. WASH hands with soap and water.
  2. PREHEAT oven 450 F.
  3. HEAT olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. ADD onion, garlic and jalapenos to the skillet and SAUTE’ for 6 minutes or until translucent.
  5. ADD taco seasoning and STIR.
  6. ADD tomatoes and cilantro and SAUTE’ for 3 minutes.
  7. ADD chicken, sour cream, refried beans and cheese. MIX and REMOVE from heat.
  8. PLACE a heaping ½ c of mixture on each tortilla and ROLL up, FOLDING in the sides.
  9. PLACE on a baking sheet SPRAYED with cooking spray and BAKE for 10 minutes.
  10. INCREASE oven temperature to BROIL. BROIL for 2 minutes. FLIP chimichangas and RETURN to BROIL for another 2 minutes.

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