Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos)

Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos)

Ready in 1 hour
3 review(s) averaging 4.7. 100% would make again

Top-ranked recipe named "Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos)"

Share it:

Try this Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos) recipe, or contribute your own. "Onion" and "Mexican" are two tags used to describe Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos).

"Nice Flavor with sour cream and salsa. I also made a deep fried, bacon wrapped, pickle. just the right amount of sweet and sour. "


Are you making this? 
12 Flour tortillas
Oil for frying
1 lb Ground meat; browned
1/2 c Red chile sauce; or enchilada
2 c Green Onions; chopped
2 c lettuce; Shredded
2 c Cheddar cheese
1 md Onion; chopped

Original recipe makes 6



In a large skillet, brown meat and drain. Add onion and chile or enchilada sauce. Spoon about 3 tbsp of meat filling in center of each tortilla. Fold tortilla, tucking in ends, and fasten with wooden toothpicks. Only assemble 2 or 3 at a time as tortilla will absorb liquid from sauce. In a large frying pan, with 1 inch of oil over medium heat, fry folded tortilla, turning until golden about 1 to 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels and keep warm.l Garnish with cheese, lettuce, and onion. Yield: 12 Chimichangas or fried burritos From: "Celebrate San Antonio - A Cookbook" by the San Antonio Junior Forum, 1986. ISBN 0-961917-0-0 Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 8/92 Posted to MealMaster Recipes List, Digest #154 Date: Sun, 02 Jun 1996 17:20:44 -0400 From: Helene Rotondo

Verified by stevemur

this is terrific!!! great recipe, CCheryl

Calories Per Serving: 2276 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Comment on Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos)

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Learn more

Get the free BigOven app on your phone.
Quickly find any recipe anywhere!


Recipe ideas by email


Add your review!

made them today every one loved them will be on the menu a lot
German_eagle 2 years ago

Nice Flavor with sour cream and salsa. I also made a deep fried, bacon wrapped, pickle. just the right amount of sweet and sour.
Greco 3 years ago

this is really good so i had to give it a photo,
CCheryl 5 years ago

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free