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Chicken and Cheese Crescent Chimichangas

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Chicken and Cheese Crescent Chimichangas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8
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These savory bundles are baked, not fried, and can be put together in 20 minutes.
Updated Oct 23, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 33, 1988
Bake-Off® Contest 33, 1988
Marlene Zebleckis
Salinas, California

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender. Reduce heat to low. Add chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 2
    Separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. Spread about 2 teaspoons of the salsa on each rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges. Stir 1 cup of the cheese into chicken mixture. Spoon heaping 1/3 cup chicken mixture onto half of each rectangle. Starting with short side topped with chicken, roll up; pinch ends to seal. Place seam side down on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 16 to 21 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Top each with about 2 tablespoons of the remaining cheese.
  • 4
    Return to oven; bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.

Nutrition Information

490 Calories, 32g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
290
Total Fat
32g
50%
Saturated Fat
13g
67%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
26%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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