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Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

Super delicious Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe, warning this is NOT an Authentic Mexican Recipe. But it is one of the ways I like to make Cheesy Beef Chimichangas for my family.

When YOU make this Easy Chimichangas Recipe, take a picture & DM me your Food Creation on Instagram @MunchkinTimeBlog & I will feature it here under this recipe!

Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

Quick Notes

  • You can use left over grilled Carne asada meat to make these chimichangas.
  • Warm tortillas before wrapping them, I like to warm them in the skillet on a high heat for few seconds. It makes wrapping so much easier when tortillas are warm.
  • These chimichangas can be air fried too, brush them with melted butter before adding them to the air fryer, then air fry them for 8-10 minutes on 400F.
  • Air fry frozen chimichangas by wrapping them in foil and air frying them on on 400F for about 18-20 minutes.

Flank steak cut in bite size pieces.

How to Make Cheese Steak Chimichangas?

To make Cheese Steak Chimichangas, place flank steak on a cutting board and freeze for about 20-30 minutes. It makes cutting so much easier.
Then remove meat from the freezer and cut it into super thin slices. After cut those slices again into bite size pieces & preheat the oven to 400F.

Flank steak inside the skillet cooking.

Using a nonstick skillet over medium high heat and working in batches, add steak slices and cook for 5-7 minutes or until meat is cooked thru. Stirring few times.

Beef inside the colander, draining.

Transfer beef to a colander to drain and return it back to the skillet.

Meat returned to the skillet.

Add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and season with 1 tablespoon montreal spice, or to taste.

How to make beef chimichangas with cheese. Add cheese to the skillet with beef.

Add cheese and stir until cheese melts.

Cheese Steak Chimichanga filling is ready to be used.

If using raw tortillas, cook them according to the package.

How to fold chimichangas. Place filling in the middle of the tortilla then fold the sides, follow by the bottom of the tortilla to the top.

Place cooked steak on tortilla and fold it into chimichanga form.

How to fold chimichangas. Place filling in the middle of the tortilla then fold the sides, follow by the bottom of the tortilla to the top.

How to Bake Chimichangas?

To bake chimichangas in the oven, brush chimichangas with melted butter and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until crispy texture.

Beef Chimichangas baked until crispy color.

Serve with salsa, sour cream and cilantro. Enjoy!

Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

How Long to Air Fry Chimichangas?

To air fry chimichangas in the air fryer, brush them with melted butter before adding them to the air fryer, then air fry them for 8-10 minutes on 400F.

How Long to Air Fry Chimichangas Frozen?

You can air fry frozen chimichangas by wrapping them in foil and air frying them on on 400F for about 18-20 minutes.

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Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe

Super delicious Cheese Steak Chimichangas Recipe, warning this is not an authentic recipe. This is one of the ways I like to make Cheesy Beef Chimichangas for my family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish, Sandwich
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, cheese, sandwich
Servings: 4
Calories: 345kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb flank steak sliced into thin slices about 1/2 inch long
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon Montreal Steak Seasoning or to taste
  • 8 slices American white cheese
  • 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese grated, or use any cheese of your choice
  • 6 raw or cooked tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • salsa, sour cream & cilantro for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Using a nonstick skillet over medium high heat and working in batches, add steak slices and cook for 5-7 minutes or until meat is cooked thru. Stirring few times.
  • Transfer beef to a colander to drain and return it back to the skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and season with 1 tablespoon montreal spice, or to taste. Add cheese and stir until cheese melts.
  • If you are using raw tortillas, cook them according to the package. Place cooked steak on tortilla and fold it into chimichanga form.
  • Brush with melted butter and bake for about 15- 20 minutes or until crispy texture. Serve with salsa, sour cream and cilantro. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • Use left over grilled Carne asada meat to make these chimichangas. 
  • Warm tortillas before wrapping them, I like to warm them in the skillet on a high heat for few seconds. It makes wrapping so much easier when tortillas are warm.
  • These chimichangas can be air fried too, brush them with melted butter before adding them to the Air Fryer, then air fry them for 8-10 minutes on 400F.
  • Air fry frozen chimichangas by wrapping them in foil and air frying them on on 400F for about 18-20 minutes. 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 3mg

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