Sunday, May 1, 2016

Oven Baked Chimichangas

Oven Baked Chimichangas
Makes 6 chimis
*This recipe makes use of already cooked chicken and cooked rice so plan ahead!
1/4 cup vegetable oi
1 onion chopped
1 can black beans rinsed and drained
1/2 cup cooked rice
2-3 cups diced cooked chicken
1-2 teaspoons minced cannd chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 cup shredded cheese
salt and pepper
6 large burrito size tortillas

Place baking sheet in the oven and heat to 450* While oven is heating, in a large skillet heat 2 Tbsp oil.  Cook onion until tender.  Stir in beans, rice, chicken and chipotle and cook until heated through, about 3 min.  Remove from heat stir in cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.  

Covering tortillas with a damp paper towel, microwave tortillas about 1 minute.  Top each warm tortilla with some of the chicken mixture, leaving about a 2 inch boarder at the bottom of the tortilla. Fold in the sides and roll up the tortilla tightly.  Brush the wrapped tortillas with the remaining oil and arrange them seam down on the hot baking sheet.  Bake until the chimis are golden brown and crisp, about 8-10 min.


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