Chicken Chimichangas with Green Sauce

Chicken Chimichangas with Green Sauce

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"These chimichangas save time by using leftover chicken, or a cold rotisserie chicken from the supermarket as well as canned items to make the sauce!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 787 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 47 g
  • 72%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 42.6 g
  • 85%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 152 mg
  • 51%
  • Sodium:
  • 1916 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the cream of chicken soup into a blender along with the green chiles, olives, jalapeno, and lime juice. Puree until smooth, then pour into a saucepan, and warm over medium-low heat while proceeding with the recipe.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the cream cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and taco seasoning until well blended. Fold in the chicken. Evenly divide mixture among the 8 tortillas. Fold each tortilla into a rectangular packet around the filling.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry 4 chimichangas at a time until golden brown, then drain on a plate lined with paper towels.
  4. To serve, place a chimichanga on a plate, and ladle the warm sauce overtop. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and green onions. Finish with a dollop of sour cream.
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This is delicious! I changed the recipe to 4 servings and made the following changes: black olives instead of green, lemon juice instead of lime juice, and 1/2 can refried beans in place of crea...

How to fry a chimichanga with NO MESS: Pour 1/2 inch Oil in your electric skillet and heat to 360 degrees. Place the filling in a recangle fashion. Leaving 2" of the tortilla dry at the top and ...

Pretty good but I would say to bake them!!!!!! We made 4 the way the recipe instructed and fried them. The rest we did various things - baked as is, baked with non fat spray butter, and baked wi...