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Chimichangas (Deep Fried Burritos)

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Category: Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground meat, browned and
  • -drained
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c Red chile sauce or enchilada
  • -sauce
  • 12 Flour tortillas
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 c Cheddar cheese
  • 2 c Shredded lettuce
  • 2 c Chopped green onions


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

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