Air Fryer Cheesy Chicken Chimichangas

  • Prep Time 13 MINS
  • Cook Time 7 MINS
  • Total Time 20 MINS
Serves: 6



  • ¾ cup Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese (+ extra for topping)
  • 6 large flour tortillas (burrito size)
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • ¼ cup refried beans
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped (+ more for topping)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • Spray olive oil


  • Into a large bowl, mix together shredded chicken, Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese, salsa, refried beans, jalapeño, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir until well-mixed.
  • Layout a large, flour tortilla. Add ⅓ cup of cheesy chicken filling to the bottom ⅓ of the tortilla. Fold inward on the left side, then the right side, then the bottom. Roll the chimichanga until it’s a perfect burrito shape with no excess tortilla is showing. Repeat 5 more times.
  • Before you start to roll the last 3 chimichangas, spray the air fryer basket with spray olive oil. Preheat the air fryer at 390 °F for 4 minutes.
  • Once the air fryer is preheated. Depending on your basket size, carefully add 3 chimichangas or all 6 chimichangas into the basket. Give them a light spray of spray olive oil. Cook at 390 °F for 7 minutes.
  • Remove chimichangas from air fryer basket with tongs. Let cool for 2 minutes. Plate with lettuce, pico, and sour cream. Top your chimichangas with more Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese and a sprinkle of jalapeños.