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Chimichito Recipe

Looking for an easy Chimichito recipe? Learn how to make Chimichito using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sierrasky09

Makes 4 servings



Part chimichanga (the crunchy outside) and part burrito (the inside) this is made totally simple by using a rotisserie chicken. But the crunchiness is from baking, not frying.

Recipe Ingredients for Chimichito

16 oz rotisserie chicken (2 cups shredded)
4 oz diced green chilies
3/4 cup salsa
1/2 cup enchilada sauce
4 flour tortillas (8 inch)
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1 cup Light Sour Cream
2 tbsp Cilantro

Recipe Directions for Chimichito

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a non-stick pan, combine chicken, salsa sauce and green chiles, mix until just heated through. Heat tortillas in microwave about 30 secoonds to make them pliable.

  2. Spoon 1/4 of the chicken mixture on each tortilla and roll up?sides in first then over the top to keep everything in. Place on a greased baking sheet and very lightly rub top of burrito with vegetable oil.

  3. Bake until just starting to get golden brown,15-20 minutes. While they cook, warm the enchilada sauce.

  4. Spoon warm enchilada sauce on a plate, place baked chimichito on top, add a spoonful of sour cream and sprinkle with cheese and cilantro.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 305.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
533
Calories from Fat
223
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.8g
38%
Saturated Fat
13.9g
70%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
138mg
46%
Sodium
947mg
39%
Potassium
893mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
41.9g
14%
Dietary Fiber
11.7g
47%
Sugars
13.6g
Protein
42.1g
Vitamin A 167% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 34% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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