Healthy Creamy Chicken Chimichanga

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We try to explore as many cuisines as possible, chimichangas are popular at restaurants, but we try to make it for ourself and share by writing the recipe to you guys, it’s a restaurant at home thing, haha. It is easy to prepare the meat ahead of time and then have a very quick meal in some minutes.

Try it and let us know in the comment section. Recipe Below!

Creamy Chicken Chimichanga

Mexican Inspired Recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Creamy Chicken Chimichanga
Servings: 6 Serving
Calories: 701kcal
Author: Dish onSea
Cost: Varies

Equipment

  • Cooking Pan
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups rotisserie chicken(500 g), shredded
  • 1 cup corn(175 g)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 oz cream cheese(225 g)
  • 6  flour tortillas
  • 2 cups cheese blend(200 g)
  • Oil for frying
  • sour cream, for serving
  • pico de gallo, for serving

Instructions

  • Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, and jalapeño to a lightly oiled sauté pan. Season with salt and pepper, then cook until onions are translucent.
  • Once veggies are fully cooked add in chicken, corn, cumin, and paprika. Mix together until fully combined.
  • Remove chicken from the heat and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in cream cheese and mix until chicken becomes creamy.
  • Using a medium-sized ice cream scooper. Scoop out 2 portions of creamy chicken and place on flour tortilla. Top with cheese blend then roll tightly into a burrito.
  • Preheat oil to 325ºF (170ºC).
  • Place burrito into shallow oil, flap side down to create a seal and cook for 2-3 minutes on both sides or until golden brown.
  • Top with sour cream and pico de gallo.
  • Enjoy!
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Nutrition Info
Calories 701
Fat 42g
Carbs 32g
Fiber 1g
Sugar 3g
Protein 46g

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