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Shortcut Chicken Chimichangas
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19 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 40MINS

Shortcut Chicken Chimichangas

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Fried burritos are what true love is right? What I love about this is you can do whatever you want. Spicy salsa, spicy cheese, black beans, no beans. Serve these with Mexican rice, beans, and a nice dark beer and savor the taste of true love.
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Vodka & Biscuits
I'm Lindsay and food that tastes like home ❤ I'm hoping to inspire you to call some friends and throw a dinner party.
http://www.vodkaandbiscuits.com
Fried burritos are what true love is right? What I love about this is you can do whatever you want. Spicy salsa, spicy cheese, black beans, no beans. Serve these with Mexican rice, beans, and a nice dark beer and savor the taste of true love.
40MINS
Total Time
$3.54
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
1/2 cup
Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
or Water
Chimichanga
Salsa
1 jar
(15 oz)
Salsa
Ground Cumin
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
Chili Powder
1 pinch
Chili Powder
Salt
1 pinch
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 pinch
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Refried Beans
1 can
(16 oz)
Refried Beans
Monterey Jack Cheese
1 cup
Monterey Jack Cheese
or Any cheese of your choice
Butter
1 Tbsp
Sauce
Onion
1
Onion, diced
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Canned Green Chiles
1 can
(8 oz)
Canned Green Chiles
Cinnamon Sugar
1/4 tsp
Cinnamon Sugar
Chili Powder
1/4 tsp
Chili Powder
Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp
Ground Cumin
Canola Oil
1 Tbsp
Canola Oil
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
638
Fat
34.4 g
Protein
48.2 g
Carbs
36.5 g
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http://www.vodkaandbiscuits.com
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step 1
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
step 2
Remove the skin from the Rotisserie Chicken (1) and remove meat from breast, thighs, wings, and legs. Shred with fingers, taking out skin and bones.
step 2 Remove the skin from the Rotisserie Chicken (1) and remove meat from breast, thighs, wings, and legs. Shred with fingers, taking out skin and bones.
step 3
Place all of the meat in a large skillet. Add Salsa (1 jar), Ground Cumin (1 tsp), Dried Oregano (1/2 tsp), Chili Powder (1 pinch), Salt (1 pinch), and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1 pinch) to the skillet and bring to a gentle simmer.
step 4
Place Refried Beans (1 can) in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave 1 minute. Remove chicken from stove and set up folding station with Flour Tortillas (8), refried beans, Monterey Jack Cheese (1 cup), and rotisserie chicken.
step 4 Place Refried Beans (1 can) in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave 1 minute. Remove chicken from stove and set up folding station with Flour Tortillas (8), refried beans, Monterey Jack Cheese (1 cup), and rotisserie chicken.
step 5
Spread a spoonful of beans on the tortilla, then top with chicken and cheese. Fold ends in, then turn tortilla to wrap. Lay each on a baking sheet.
step 5 Spread a spoonful of beans on the tortilla, then top with chicken and cheese. Fold ends in, then turn tortilla to wrap. Lay each on a baking sheet.
step 6
Melt the Butter (1 Tbsp) and brush the outside of the chimichangas with the butter. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until crispy.
step 6 Melt the Butter (1 Tbsp) and brush the outside of the chimichangas with the butter. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until crispy.
step 7
For the sauce, heat Canola Oil (1 Tbsp) over medium heat in a small saucepan. Add Onion (1) and Garlic (2 cloves), and cook 3-4 minutes or until soft. Add in Canned Green Chiles (1 can), Cinnamon Sugar (1/4 tsp), Chili Powder (1/4 tsp), and Ground Cumin (1/2 tsp).
step 8
Cook another 2 minutes, then add in half of the Low-Sodium Chicken Broth (1/2 cup). Reduce until chilies and onion are soft. Add more broth if necessary. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper.
step 9
Spoon over the sauce over the baked chimichangas. Enjoy!
step 9 Spoon over the sauce over the baked chimichangas. Enjoy!
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Lunch
Chicken
Microwave
Cinco de Mayo
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Mexican
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