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5 from 1 vote

Easy Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Easy Baked Chimichangas are crispy and delicious and stuffed full of chicken, beans and cheese for a quick and simple Mexican dinner with no frying!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chimichangas
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 419kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken chopped or shredded
  • 1 cup of your favorite salsa
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • Your favorite toppings guacamole, sour cream, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, shredded cheese, etc

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil or a silicone baking mat.
  • Mix chicken, salsa, beans, cumin and cheese. Place about 1/3 cup of the chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla.
  • Fold opposite sides over the filling, then roll up from bottom and place seam-side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Brush the tops of each chimichanga with melted butter. Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • Garnish with desired toppings and serve with sour cream, guacamole and salsa on the side.

Notes

Feel free to replace the chicken with shredded pork or beef, and fill with your choice of beans, cheese, etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 1129mg | Potassium: 336mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 3mg