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Oven-Fried Chicken Chimichangas

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Yum, yum, yum! That’s all I can say 🙂 If you are a vegetarian, omit the chicken and replace with tofu, see below.

2⁄3 cup picante sauce or your favorite salsa
1 tsp. ground cumin
1⁄2 tsp. dried oregano, leaves crushed
1 1⁄2 cup cooked chicken, chopped *(or see non-meat option below)
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
2 green onion, chopped with some tops (about 1/4 cup)
8 in flour tortilla
2 tbsp. margarine, melted
1 cheddar cheese, shredded, for serving
1 cheddar cheese, shredded, for serving

*For Tofu option: 1 1/2 cups of extra firm tofu. Slice length wise, and wick moisture out with cloth or paper towels. Chop into medium size pieces. Fry in 2 tbsp. olive oil, stir in 1 tsp. minced garlic, until tofu is crispy and light brown.

1.Mix chicken, picante sauce or salsa, cumin, oregano, cheese and onions.
2.Place about 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla.
3.Fold opposite sides over filling.
4.Roll up from bottom and place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
5.Brush with melted margarine.
6.Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until golden.
7.Garnish with additional cheese and green onion and serve salsa on the side.