Chicken Chimichangas

  • Lindsayglacy Posted: 07/27/09
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    My family wasn't a fan of this recipe. It was easy, but kind of bland and dry. I won't make it again.

  • Becky54 Posted: 05/09/09
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    Good recipe. Made them for Cinco de Mayo and served with Speedy Black Beans and Rice.

  • eandkb Posted: 01/18/09
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    My husband and kids love this recipe! The only change I make is that I boil the chicken and shred it, then mix it with the picante sauce. I use cheddar cheese for my kids and pepper jack for the adults(too spicy for my kids). I use cooking spray to keep it a little healthier, but if you want it crispier, I have also coated the tops with melted butter to make them a little more crunchy. You can also freeze these for later!

  • 7wilsons Posted: 03/15/10
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    I really liked this recipe. It reminded me of some dishes that I have had at our local Mexican restaurant. Instead of salsa, I added the same amount of sour cream to keep them moist. Our kids ate them plan or with salsa. My husband and I ate them with lettuce, refried beans, salsa, cheese, green peppers and red onion. I loved these and will prepare them again!

  • jandavy Posted: 05/07/09
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    I made these for a neighborhood gathering. They were good, but not really outstanding. They were a bit dry.

  • No Longer Registered Posted: 07/29/09
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    I probably won't make this dish again. I thought it lacked taste. It needed some sort of pepper or spice-maybe even some pepper Jack cheese mixed in. Picante salsa makes them too sweet, I think. It's worth a try.. Maybe I'm just picky.

  • shellyaguilar06 Posted: 07/26/12
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    Really good. I boiled then shredded the chicken, also added Chicken Stock to give it flavor which also kept it moist. Didn't add the Picante Sauce, instead I used sour cream, Philadelphia Lemon and Herb Cooking Cream. I served with mexican rice and a bed of lettuce, really good super easy and next time I will fry it instead of using the oven, just to see how it turns out.

  • 1noazrk Posted: 08/16/13
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    Los Angeles, CA

    It was a little messy to put together, but the cheers from my family made it worthwhile!

  • Janetti Posted: 02/03/14
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    I cannot even count how many times I have made this recipe over the years. I make batches of them regularly to freeze, to feed a large crowd, or to take to a family in need of a meal. Easy to vary according to how spicy the tastes by changing your salsa or cheese type. Also can try different toppings as they really make the dish. Our favorites are pico de gallo along with some guacamole, shredded lettuce and sour cream. A very reliable recipe in my collection and have given out the recipe on many occasions.

  • whampton49 Posted: 05/24/14
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    We loved this recipe! For camping trips I use canned chicken or roast beef for convenience. I combine meat, salsa or canned green chili enchilada sauce, shredded colby jack cheese and/or some sour cream with the meat or just do plain cheese. I have even added some canned refried beans, rolled them up, toothpicked them and heated them on my cast iron griddle over a campfire or on my gas grill. Easy, delicious and can be customized with whatever fillings you like. Serve with guacamole, a squeeze of lime, or your favorite hot sauce. Great snack food!


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