Air Fryer Chicken Chimichangas

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Air fryer chicken chimichangas that are sure to become a favorite in your house!


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, skin removed and shredded
  • 1 package ready-to-serve white rice
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can chopped green chiles (4oz)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 c Mexican cheese
  • 6 large burrito size flour tortillas


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees
  2. In a skillet, heat the oil on medium high heat and sauté the onions until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chicken, rice, beans, chiles, cumin, salt, and pepper and cook until heated through. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.
  4. Spoon 1 cup of the chicken mixture onto the bottom third of each tortilla. Fold the bottom and the sides up and roll until closed. 
  5. Spray the inside of the air fryer generously with cooking spray. Place two chimichangas inside the air fryer basked and lightly spray with cooking spray as well.
  6. Air fry for about 4-6 minutes, flipping them half way through and lightly misting with cooking spray again on the other side.
  7. Serve warm


Adapted from Taste of Home