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Ridiculously good! Seriously incredible! I've tried to make chimichangas before and they just didn't turn out but I decided to give it another try and picked this recipe because it seemed fairly easy and straightforward. I've been trying to cut some fat out of my diet so I used a very lean pork tip roast and threw it in my crockpot with all of the spices and stuff for 8 hours. When it was done I didn't even have to shred the meat it was so tender, it fell apart as soon as I took it out of the pot! A couple pulls of my fork and it was ready to go. I didn't reduce the liquid down, I just strained the onions out of the liquid (personal preference) and added some of the liquid into the meat. The first two I put into the pan ended up falling apart so I stuck some toothpicks into the ends of the others and fried them folded side down first and then pulled the toothpicks out and flipped them over. Absolutely amazing! I can't wait to heat the rest up for lunch tomorrow!

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AshleyMiranda July 31, 2010

This recipe is impossible to mess up and it's insanely delicious! It's become a staple in my house we have it at least twice a month. Thank you for the great recipe it's one of my favorite things to cook!

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Loraine S. October 08, 2014

I happened upon this recipe when looking for the spices to make shredded pork. Used only the first portion but it was wonderful

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Amy in Kansas October 26, 2012

This recipe is brilliant! It is so easy to do and turns out delicious. I also stopped by a Mexican place and got the queso dip to pour on top. I even used the recipe for BBQ pulled pork and that turned out great too. Family favorite!

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salx97 August 07, 2012

My husband got a new smoker last weekend & smoked enough pork to feed an army. I used a couple of hands full of the pulled pork, mixed in a skillet with Chef Booshman's suggested seasonings with a splash or two of water for about fifteen mns in a skillet heated to simmer. My family loved these chimichangas! It is my new favorite way to use left over pulled pork! Thank you!

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marycbvr July 12, 2012

I threw all the stuff in the recipe in the crock pot with a pork shoulder and cooked it on low for 8 hours. Yummy! These really are good as leftovers. I made a home made pico de gallo salsa that worked perfect.

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thebunze May 21, 2012

Great way to use up left-over pulled pork! I just put it in a saucepan, added the seasoning and a little water with corn starch to thicken it. My 2 and 4 yr old loved these too! Thanks!

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KadesMom February 01, 2011

I made this yesterday to use in making dinner tonight. I tasted the meat alone and it is wonderful. Can't wait until tonight.

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adopt a greyhound January 21, 2011

This recipe rocks! Super easy...follow the recipe exactly, the flavor of the meat is amazing!!! I made homemade pico de gallo, guac and adobe sauce (chipolte pepper in adobe sauce in a can added to sour cream in food processor...household favorite) and made this recipe with a pork roast in the crock pot on low all day. I did add a spoon full of black beans to each chimichanga before frying. Simply amazing! Football Sunday's just made a new friend!

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Pittsburgh68 September 17, 2010

I had been searching for a Chimi recipe for the last super bowl party that we had and these were a HUGE hit!! They have almost become a staple in our family now! Justa little side note... if you are pressed for time you can preasure cook the meat and seasonings. You can cut the time in half but maintain the wonderful flavor! FANTASTIC RECIPE!! THANK YOU!!!

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jmbush1009 July 11, 2010
Shredded Beef or Pork Chimichangas