Our Chimichangas appetizer recipe is a sure-fire hit at large fiestas and intimate gatherings alike. Featuring just the right amount of peppers, chicken, and cheese, you’ll come back for seconds…and maybe thirds.
1 can (15 oz.) refried beans, heated according to package instructions
1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
additional oil for deep frying
8 (10-in.) burrito size flour tortillas, warmed
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook onion about 4 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Add peppers and garlic and cook about 30 seconds. Add chicken, water and Knorr® Reduced Sodium Chicken flavor Bouillon and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 4 minutes until most of the water is evaporated, stirring occasionally.
Evenly spoon chicken mixture, beans and cheese onto tortillas. Roll up and secure with a wooden toothpick.
Heat oil in deep sided skillet over medium heat and fry chimichangas about 3 minutes or until deep golden brown, turning occasionally; drain on paper towels. Serve with chopped tomato, grated cheese, sour cream and guacamole.