5 Awesome Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo


Chimi- Chimi Changas (1 of 5)

 Chimi- Chimi Changas

Chimi- Chimi Changas(1 of 5)



Cinco de Mayo is coming up and in order to help celebrate, we've combined our favorite quick-fix Mexican recipes. All great dinner options for you and the family. Enjoy!


  • 1 pound shredded deli-roasted chicken
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can mild chopped green chiles
  • 1/4 cup salsa verde
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • Garnish: guacamole, sour cream, chopped tomatoes


1. Stir together first 7 ingredients. Divide chicken mixture among tortillas, placing mixture just below center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese. Fold sides of tortilla over filling, and roll up.

2. Fry chimichangas, in 2 batches, in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or crispy. Drain on paper towels. Serve with desired toppings.