Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Chimichangas Chicken

                        Makes 20 servings

1                  (16-ounce) jar picante sauce or salsa, divided
7                 cups chopped cooked chicken
1                 small onion, diced 
2                 teaspoons ground cumin
1-1/2          teaspoons dried oregano
1                 teaspoon salt
20              (8-inch) flour tortillas 
3                cups (12 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
 Guacamole, sour cream, shredded lettuce, diced tomato

1 .            Combine 1 1/2 cups picante sauce and next 5 ingredients in a Dutch oven; cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, 25 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates. Spoon 1/3 cup mixture below center of each tortilla; top with 2 tablespoons cheese.
2 .             Fold in 2 sides of tortillas to enclose filling. Fold over top and bottom edges of tortillas, making rectangles. Secure with wooden picks. Place, folded side down, on greased baking sheets. Coat chimichangas with cooking spray.
3 .               Bake at 425° for 8 minutes; turn and bake 5 more minutes. Remove picks; top with remaining picante sauce and desired toppings.


  1. Yum! I could eat everyone of these! Thanks for sharing, Nee!

  2. Hi Nellie , it's a fun recipe , kids love helping or should I say eating and pretending to help . Thanks so much for stopping by :)

  3. Hi Nee, I love to visit your blog! You always have such interesting posts. This recipe is really yummy looking. So easy and I love the ingredients. They are so cute little pockets of heaven. Chimichangas Chicken is a recipe I am definetly going to try.Love your choice of toppings.Thank you Nee, a great post! Have a blessed week. Dottie ;)

  4. Hi Dottie , Glad you like visiting . I love your visits . As you may have guess my kids help me with the recipes , they also like a little heat even the baby boy (5) I call him my clean up guy .
    Dottie , I wish you a blessed and happy wek . Thanks for stopping by :) Nee

  5. Dear Nee, This looks wonderful. I loved dishes spiced up a bit. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

    1. Hi Catherine , this dish is very teasty and you can use as much or as little heat as you like . Thanks for stopping by :).

  6. Howdy Nee ! Wow...this recipe sounds so interesting. Wish I can have a few of them right away. haha....
    Hope you're having a lovely day dear.
    Blessings, Kristy

    1. Hi Kristy , you will love these they are fun to make . thanks fot stopping by :)


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