• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    These baked chicken chimichangas are so crispy and delicious! They're easy to make, so you can have a great Tex-Mex dinner any time. Everyone will love these homemade chimichangas, especially if you top them with cheese sauce!

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup canola oil (divided)
    • ¼ cup unsalted butter, divided ((4 tablespoons))
    • ½ medium yellow onion (diced)
    • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 4 cups pulled chopped or cubed cooked chicken (rotisserie works well)
    • ½ can Rotel-style tomatoes & juice from ½ can ((5 ounces))
    • Juice of 1 medium lime (divided)
    • 1 can Black beans (drained)
    • 2 cups shredded Mexican-style or Monterey Jack cheese
    • 2 cups cooked Mexican or white rice; optional
    • 6 tablespoons canola oil
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 8 soft flour tortillas ((10-inch))
    • Queso Cheese Dip (see recipe)
    • Pico de Gallo (see recipe)
    • Refried Beans (see recipe)
    • Mexican Rice (see recipe)
    • Sour Cream
    • Sliced Jalapenos
    • Shredded lettuce
    • Tortilla chips
    • Salsa (see recipe)
    • Lime wedges
    • Best Margaritas (see recipe)

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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