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Air Fryer Chimichanga
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Air Fryer Chimichanga

Rotisserie chicken and the air fryer make these "grilled" chimichangas a quick weeknight dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: air fryer chimichanga, air fryer chimichanga recipe
Servings: 6 chimichangas
Calories: 727kcal
Author: Jill


  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeño diced
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 4 cups rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 8 oz red enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup diced cilantro
  • 2 cups Colby jack cheese blend
  • 1 tbsp. melted butter
  • sour cream for serving
  • pico de gallo for serving


  • Add onion, and jalapeño to a lightly oiled sauté pan.
  • Season with salt and pepper, then cook until onions are translucent.
  • Once it is are fully cooked add in shredded chicken
  • Mix together until fully combined.
  • Remove chicken from the heat.
  • Rinse the pinto beans and place in a small sauce pan heat on medium until hot.
  • Using a medium-sized ice cream scooper.
  • Scoop out 1 portion of rice and 1 portion of chicken and place on flour tortilla.
  • Top with cheese blend, beans, cilantro and some red enchilada sauce.
  • Then roll tightly into a burrito.
  • Brush the top of the burrito with butter.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 360ºF
  • Place burrito into Air fryer dish flap side down to create a seal.
  • Cook for 6-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Top with sour cream, enchilada sauce and pico de gallo.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 727kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 1272mg | Potassium: 612mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 401mg | Iron: 3.5mg