Updated: Oct 14
These Chicken and Black Bean Chimichangas are one of the ultimate comfort foods! Flour tortillas are layered with black beans, seasoned shredded chicken and cheese, then they’re wrapped and fried for a perfectly crisp, oh so yummy!
CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN CHIMICHANGA 1 lb Shredded Chicken 1 (15-oz.) can of black beans. (rinsed & drained beforehand) 1 (4-oz.) can mild chopped green chilies 1/4 cup pico de gallo (go to website for recipe) 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas 1 cup (4-oz.) sharp cheddar cheese. (shredded) 1/3 cup canola oil
TOPPINGS: Guacamole Salsa (recipe on website)
DIRECTIONS: Stir together first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide chicken mixture among tortillas, placing mixture just below center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese. Fold sides of tortilla over filling, and roll up. Fry chimichangas, in 2 batches in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned and crispy. Drain on paper towels. Serve with desired toppings.