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Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas - Health Recipes 
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 For Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas

  • 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


How To Make Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas


  • 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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