Chi Chi's Chicken Chimis
This easy copycat Chi Chi's recipe is the Tex-Mex dinner you've been dreaming of!
Chi Chi's Chicken Chimis are a super easy Mexican-style recipe that you will love. These chimichangas are made with simple, pre-prepared ingredients that only have to bake for about 10 minutes per side so you can have dinner on the table in 30 minutes tops. Made with refried beans, shredded chicken, Cheddar cheese, salsa, jalapenos and a few other tasty ingredients, and wrapped up in a flour tortilla and then baked until golden brown, these tasty chimis are just what you need to zest up your weeknight dinners. Top them off with taco sauce for a deliciously-complete meal.
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time15 min
- 6 large flour tortillas
- 1 rotisserie chicken, meat removed from bone and shredded
- 1 can refried beans, heated
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/2 cup prepared salsa
- 1/2 cup black olives, drained
- 1/4 cup jarred jalapeno slices
- 1/2 stick butter, melted
- prepared taco sauce
Prepare all ingredients before beginning.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
Lay one flour tortilla on counter top. On the lower third of the tortilla, layer beans, cheese, chicken, cilantro, jalapeño, salsa and olives.
Carefully fold the side of the tortilla closest to you over the top of the mixture. Fold in the sides next and then continue to roll. Place rolled burrito on the prepared baking sheet fold side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
Brush the tops of each burrito generously with the melted butter.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, flip the burritos, brush again with butter and bake an additional 5 to 8 minutes, until the top is golden brown.
Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to serving plate and pour taco sauce over the top to serve.
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