chicken chimis
  • (1 1/2 cups) cooked chicken breast, cubed
  • (1 1/2 cups) picante sauce, divided
  • (1/2 cup) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • (2/3 cup) green onions, chopped and divided
  • (1 tsp.) ground cumin
  • (1 tsp.) dried oregano
  • (6) flour tortillas (8 in. diameter), warmed
  • (1 Tbsp.) butter, melted



Chicken Chimis

Flour tortillas stuffed with a spicy chicken, vegetable and cheese filling and baked until crispy.

Preparation Time

About 20 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 15x10x1 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2Mix together chicken, 3/4 cup picante sauce, cheese, 1/4 cup onions, cumin and oregano in a small bowl. Top each tortilla with 1/2 cup mixture, fold in sides and roll up.
  3. 3Place in greased baking dish seam-side down. Use a pastry brush to brush the tops with melted butter.
  4. 4Bake 20-25 minutes, or until heated. Serve with picante sauce and onions.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 chimi

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 269
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Cholesterol 39 mg
  • Sodium 613 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Tacos and Quesadillas

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.