Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas

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Total Time : 45mins

Prep 20 mins

Cook 25 mins

A fast and healthier way to serve Chimichangas than the traditional deep fried. These are very good, and you may dress them up to you own preference. I like to serve with green chile sauce sometimes instead of the picante sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

Yield6 Chimichangas UnitsUS
2⁄3 cup picante sauce or 2⁄3 cup your favorite salsa
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1 1⁄2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 green onions, chopped with some tops (about 1/4 cup)
6 (8 inch) flour tortillas
2 tablespoons margarine, melted
shredded cheddar cheese, for serving
chopped green onion, for serving
picante sauce, for serving

Directions
Mix chicken, picante sauce or salsa, cumin, oregano, cheese and onions.
Place about 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla.
Fold opposite sides over filling.
Roll up from bottom and place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
Brush with melted margarine.
Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until golden.
Garnish with additional cheese and green onion and serve salsa on the side.

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