Air fryer

Air fryer chicken chimichangas

Create these fried Mexican favourites in your air fryer for a tasty dinner.
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Create gorgeous crispy chicken chimichangas in your air fryer. This super easy recipes used pre-cooked shredded chicken flavoured with taco seasoning and wrapped in a flour tortilla then baked in the air fryer until crispy and served with a fresh avocado salsa. Chimichangas are traditionally a deep fried product so we’ve made them less oily by using the air fryer.

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Ingredients

Method

1.

Combine chicken, seasoning, cheddar and 1/3 cup taco sauce in a bowl, then season. Divide chicken mixture among tortillas, placing along the centre of each one; flatten chicken mixture slightly and shape into a rectangle. Fold in ends of tortillas, then roll up to enclose filling. Spray all over with cooking spray.

2.

Preheat a 7-litre air fryer to 180˚C/350˚F for 3 minutes.

3.

Taking care, place chimichangas in the air fryer basket, seam-side down; at 180˚C/350˚F, cook for 12 minutes, turning halfway through cooking time, until golden and filling is hot.

4.

Meanwhile, to make avocado salsa, combine avocado, tomato, onion, coriander, lime juice and oil in a bowl, then season.

5.

Divide chimichangas, lettuce and avocado salsa among plates. Drizzle the chimichangas with remaining taco sauce and serve.

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