Shredded Beef Chimichangas that are better than any Mexican restaurant!!
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Shredded Beef Chimichangas

Restaurant quality Shredded Beef Chimichangas that are really easy to make at home and taste amazing!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican, beef, shredded, tortillas, main course, recipe
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 8 cups Mexican Shredded Beef that is a guess on the amount
  • 8 flour tortillas burrito size
  • crumbled or shredded cheese
  • Toppings salsa verde, pico de gallo, sour cream, lettuce
  • oil for frying


  • Heat 1-inch of oil to 350 degrees in a large pot / Dutch oven.
  • Place a tortilla on a work surface.
  • Fill with shredded beef and cheese.
  • Fold over the first two sides, then fold over the third side and roll into a burrito shape. Roll tight enough to hold the filling inside, but not tight enough to break the tortilla.
  • Place chimichanga into the hot oil SEAM SIDE down. Fry until golden brown and flip over the the other side.
  • Remove from oil and drain on a stack of paper towels.
  • Top as desired and serve immediately.



Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 813mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 5.6mg