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Chicken Chimichanga

Chicken Chimichanga

Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

40 minutes

Serving Size

1 chimichanga



meat and grains


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains


  • 16 oz chicken breast, skinless
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp mild taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup mild salsa
  • 9 100% 6-inch whole wheat tortillas


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a medium saucepan, boil the chicken for 10-15 minutes or until fully cooked and tender.
  3. Remove chicken from pot and place in a bowl. Shred the chicken.
  4. Add the cheese, taco seasoning, oil, and salsa. Mix until all the chicken is coated and cheese is distributed throughout.
  5. Scoop 1/3 cup of the mixture into each tortilla. Fold sides of the tortilla and then tightly roll into a burrito shape.
  6. Spray the top of each tortilla with oil. Place tortillas in oven for 10-20 minutes or until golden brown.

One chimichanga provides 1 1/2 oz meat/meat alternate and 1 oz grains.

Creditable Stamp 2017