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chicken chimichangas

Air Fryer Chicken Chimichangas with Fresh Guacamole

Category, DifficultyBeginner

chicken chimichangas

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

Guacamole
 3 Avocados, ripe
 ½ small onion, finely diced
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
 ½ tsp fine sea salt
 ¼ tsp ground cumin
 1 roma tomato, cored and chopped
Chimichanga
 12 oz rotisserie chicken breast
 ½ cup orange juice
 ½ cup lime juice
 1 large garlic clove, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 can (4oz) mild diced green chiles, drained
 4 low-carb whole wheat tortillas
 ½ cup shredded pepper Jack cheese, 2 oz total
 Olive Oil Spray
 3 cups shredded lettuce
 4 tbsp sour cream
 4 oz Haas avocado, diced

Guacamole
1

Mash together ingredients with fork. Place sliced tomato on top.

guacamole

Chimichangas
2

Mix the chicken, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, cumin and chiles in a large bowl.

3

Place one-quarter of the chicken mixture (almost 3/4 cup onto the bottom third of a tortilla. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Lift the edge nearest you and wrap it around the filling. Fold the left and right sides in toward the center and continue to roll into a tight cylinder. Set aside, seam side down, and repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.

4

Preheat the air fryer to 400°F

5

Spray all sides of the chimichangas with oil. Place 2 chimichangas in basket with seam side down. Cook for 8 total minutes, flip over at 4 minutes. Repeat with remaining chimichangas.

6

To serve, place a scoop of guacamole and one slice of tomato on each chimichanga.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 391
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18.5g29%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 716mg30%
Total Carbohydrate 30g10%
Dietary Fiber 16.5g66%
Sugars 5g
Protein 40g80%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

Guacamole
 3 Avocados, ripe
 ½ small onion, finely diced
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
 ½ tsp fine sea salt
 ¼ tsp ground cumin
 1 roma tomato, cored and chopped
Chimichanga
 12 oz rotisserie chicken breast
 ½ cup orange juice
 ½ cup lime juice
 1 large garlic clove, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 can (4oz) mild diced green chiles, drained
 4 low-carb whole wheat tortillas
 ½ cup shredded pepper Jack cheese, 2 oz total
 Olive Oil Spray
 3 cups shredded lettuce
 4 tbsp sour cream
 4 oz Haas avocado, diced

Directions

Guacamole
1

Mash together ingredients with fork. Place sliced tomato on top.

guacamole

Chimichangas
2

Mix the chicken, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, cumin and chiles in a large bowl.

3

Place one-quarter of the chicken mixture (almost 3/4 cup onto the bottom third of a tortilla. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Lift the edge nearest you and wrap it around the filling. Fold the left and right sides in toward the center and continue to roll into a tight cylinder. Set aside, seam side down, and repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.

4

Preheat the air fryer to 400°F

5

Spray all sides of the chimichangas with oil. Place 2 chimichangas in basket with seam side down. Cook for 8 total minutes, flip over at 4 minutes. Repeat with remaining chimichangas.

6

To serve, place a scoop of guacamole and one slice of tomato on each chimichanga.

Air Fryer Chicken Chimichangas with Fresh Guacamole

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