Chimichanga (Deep Fried Enchilada)

Chimichanga (Deep Fried Enchilada)

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1 Boneless chicken breast
1 ts Chilli flakes
Salt and pepper
1 tb olive oil
2 Garlic; chopped
1 ts Cumin seeds
4 lg Flour tortillas
1 ts Tomato puree
Sunflower oil; for deep frying

Original recipe makes 2



1 Heat the sunflower oil in a deep pan. Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan. Add the garlic and chicken and fry for 2-3 minutes until sealed. Add the cumin and chilli flakes and cook for a further minute. Season to taste. 2 Stir through the tomato puree. Spread the mixture to one side of each of the four tortillas. Fold in the top and bottom of each tortilla and roll to enclose the mixture. 3 Deep fry the tortillas and drain on kitchen paper. Chimichangas can be served with rice, salsa, guacamole and other mexican accompaniments. Per serving: 533 Calories (kcal); 17g Total Fat; (28% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 81g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 699mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 5 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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