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Easy Oven Chicken Chimichangas with seasoned rice, salsa and cheese are a healthy, lighter twist on the Mexican classic. #mustlovehomecooking
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Easy Oven Chicken Chimichangas

Easy Oven Chicken Chimichangas with seasoned rice, salsa and cheese are a healthy, lighter twist on the Mexican classic.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 361kcal

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 cups Mexican blend cheese, shredded or shredded cheddar
  • 7 ounce chicken vermicelli and rice mix, 1 box
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, or margarine
  • 8 medium flour tortillas, soft-taco size
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line large rimmed sheet pan with parchment paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Cook vermicelli and rice mix according to package directions. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and let cool slightly. Add chicken, salsa, cumin and cheese to rice. Stir to combine.
  • Lay tortilla on flat surface. Place 1/3 cup filling in center of tortilla. Fold sides over to cover edges of filling and roll up. Place seam side down on sheet pan. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  • Lightly brush tortillas with oil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes on middle rack of oven until tortillas begin to brown and edges are crispy. Garnish with sour cream, tomatoes and green onions. Serve with additional salsa on the side.

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving: 1Chimichanga | Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 448IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 2mg

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