Chicken and Cheese Crescent Chimichangas

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings


tablespoons vegetable oil
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
cloves garlic, minced
2 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Sour cream
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa


  1. 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. 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. 3 Bake 16 to 21 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Top each with about 2 tablespoons of the remaining cheese.
  4. 4 Return to oven; bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa.




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