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Easy Chicken Chimichanga Recipe made of 5 simple ingredients, perfect Mexican dish dinner idea. #EasyChickenChimichangaRecipe -- www.munchkintime.com-easy-chicken-chimichanga-recipe

Easy 30-Minute Chicken Chimichanga Recipe

Love Keil
Delicious Chicken Chimichanga Recipe - it is a baked burrito, stuffed with chicken, cheese and mild chilies.
4.95 from 19 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, EASY, Lunch, Quick &amp
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 204 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400F. Bring large saucepan filled half way with water to a boil, add chicken breast and cook on medium heat until it is cooked thru and chicken is no longer pink inside. Drain the water and let it cool. Using hands or two forks tear the chicken into small pieces.
    Easy Chicken Chimichanga Recipe made of 5 simple ingredients, perfect Mexican dish dinner idea. #EasyChickenChimichangaRecipe -- www.munchkintime.com-easy-chicken-chimichanga-recipe
  • Warm tortillas on top of the stove for few seconds, it will make them soft and flexible.
    Easy Chicken Chimichanga Recipe made of 5 simple ingredients, perfect Mexican dish dinner idea. #EasyChickenChimichangaRecipe -- www.munchkintime.com-easy-chicken-chimichanga-recipe
  • In a mixing bowl combine chicken, ground cumin, cheese, chillies, Mexican White Sauce, salt and pepper. Give it a good mix.
    Easy Chicken Chimichanga Recipe made of 5 simple ingredients, perfect Mexican dish dinner idea. #EasyChickenChimichangaRecipe -- www.munchkintime.com-easy-chicken-chimichanga-recipe
  • Place 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture on center of each tortilla. Fold the sides, then the bottom side up, to cover the filling, roll over to create chimichangas.
    Easy Chicken Chimichanga Recipe made of 5 simple ingredients, perfect Mexican dish dinner idea. #EasyChickenChimichangaRecipe -- www.munchkintime.com-easy-chicken-chimichanga-recipe
  • Brush each chimichangas with butter and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden color. Serve with leftover Mexican White Sauce, Guacamole or cabbage salad.
    How to make Mexican White Sauce for chicken chimichangas.

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Notes

Use any leftover chicken, leftover Thanksgiving turkey or cook chicken to make chicken chimichangas.
Store cooked chimichangas in airtight container or zip bag, inside the fridge for up to 3 days.
Make ahead chimichangas - freeze unbaked chimichangas in airtight container or zip bag. Unthaw by placing frozen chimichangas in the fridge over night, bake using instructions in this recipe.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 204kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 15gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 351mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 156IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 174mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, mexican
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