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Easy Baked Chicken Chimichangas

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Chimichanga is a Mexican entree that traditionally is a tortilla filled with meat or beans. Chimichangas are basically a burrito that is deep fried. So when we call these Oven Baked Chicken Chimichangas I guess we should really be calling them Oven Baked Burritos because that’s all it is.

I love chimichangas but they’re usually dripping with grease. Every time I would go to a restaurant as a child I would order a chimichanga.

These oven fried chicken chimichangas were just the taste I was craving and had plenty of crisp that you look for in a chimichanga.

Everyone loves chimichangas! This Baked Chicken Chimichanga recipe is stuffed with rice, chicken, cheese and more. Such a simple dinner recipe that is so delicious and perfect to add to the monthly menu.

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 package shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 package shredded cheddar cheese
  • salsa

Instructions

  1. Stir together cream cheese, Pepperjack cheese and taco seasoning.
  2. Fold in chicken.
  3. Divide among flour tortillas.
  4. Tuck in sides, and roll up each tortilla.
  5. Lay seam side down in a sprayed 9×13″ baking dish.
  6. Spray tops of tortillas with cooking spray.
  7. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
  8. Turn chimi’s over, and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  9. Serve with cheddar cheese, green onions, sour cream, and salsa.
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