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Chicken Chimichanga Recipe

Baked Chicken Chimichangas - stuffed with rice, chicken, cheese and more. Such a simple dinner recipe that everyone will love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 419 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup chicken cooked and shredded
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil divided
  • 1 package Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Spanish Rice
  • 1 1/4 cup colby jack cheese shredded
  • 4 flour tortillas burrito sized

Instructions

  1. COMBINE the cooked shredded chicken with salsa, cumin, and oregano; set aside.

  2. Prepare Knorr® Fiesta Sides™ - Mexican Rice according to package directions (cover and simmer for 7 minutes). Remove from the heat.
  3. STIR in the chicken mixture and cheese with the rice. Divide the mixture between flour tortillas, wrap and place seam-side down on a lined baking sheet. Brush with the remaining oil and place in oven to bake for 20 minutes (or until golden brown and crispy) at 425 degrees. Serve, if desired, with your favorite toppings such as; shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped tomato, chopped cilantro, chopped green onion, chopped lettuce, and lime wedges.

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Chimichanga Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 419 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 791mg34%
Potassium 315mg9%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 675IU14%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 343mg34%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.