Chicken Chimi in the Oven

Chicken Chimi in the Oven

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"A fragrant, spicy chicken mixture is rolled up in flour tortillas and baked. This is my absolute favorite recipe! Serve with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole."

Ingredients

50 m servings 510 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 510 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.5g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 33.8 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1200 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in salsa and water. Season with chili powder, cumin, and cinnamon. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor, and blend until smooth. Return mixture to the saucepan, stir in the chicken, and cook until heated through.
  3. Spoon an equal amount of refried beans down center of each tortilla, and top with equal amounts of the chicken mixture. Fold tortillas over the filling, and secure with toothpicks. Arrange seam-side down in the prepared baking dish, and brush with the remaining olive oil.
  4. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, turning every 5 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.
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Just loved this this recipe. Of course I fine tuned for my tastes but it was better than any I've had in any restaurant. I used 2 leftover roasted breasts, 1 1/2 cups salsa, less cinnamon, an...

Almost 3 years after first trying this recipe, I still make it at least twice a month. I've eliminated the beans (makes the chimis too mushy) and the garlic (makes the leftovers too stinky). I m...

Great recipe! I added a little non-fat cheddar. Hubby loves Chimichangas...so now we can have them and still eat a little more healthy!