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Baked Chicken Chimichanga Recipe

Lil' Luna
Baked Chicken Chimichangas are like a crispy burrito, stuffed with chicken + cheese. Everyone will love this simple restaurant-style recipe!
4.99 from 78 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 419 kcal


  • 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


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked, shredded chicken with salsa, cumin, and oregano. Set aside.
  • Prepare your Knorr® Fiesta Sides™rice according to package directions (cover and simmer for 7 minutes) or rice recipe. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the chicken mixture and cheese. Divide the mixture between flour tortillas, wrap and place seam-side down on a lined baking sheet. Brush with the remaining oil and bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped tomato, chopped cilantro, chopped green onion, chopped lettuce, salsa, guacamole, and lime wedges.



Calories: 419kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 20gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 791mgPotassium: 315mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 675IUVitamin C: 1.5mgCalcium: 343mgIron: 2.4mg
Keyword Baked Chicken Chimichangas, Baked Chimichanga, Baked Chimichanga Recipe, Baked Chimichangas
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