Shredded Beef or Pork Chimichangas

Recipe by Chef Booshman
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10-20




  • Cut meat into large chunks (3-4") and place in cooking pot. cover with water. Add all ingredients except for last three items.
  • Bring to a boil then cover and cook on medium hear for at least two hours.
  • After 2 hours, bring back to full boil with lid removed.
  • While evaporating water, remove several pieces for pot and shred using two forks. When only +/- 1/2" of goop is left in the pot, remove from heat and return shredded meat back to the pot and blend with remaining slurry.
  • Open a package of tortillas and place in microwave with a wet paper towel placed on top. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  • Place a tortilla on plate and spoon 1-2 Tblspn of meat at bottom of tortilla. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, chopped onion(optional) and roll up burrito style.
  • Repeat with remaining tortillas until all the meat is used up.
  • In large skillet, heat up 1-1/2" depth of oil to approximately 350 degrees. (If you put too much oil in the skillet or if it gets too hot, the chimis will begin to unravel). Cook until browned on each side (about 3 minutes). Drain on paper toweling.
  • Eat'em while they're warm -- freeze the rest.
  • Reheat frozen ones in the microwave on high for three minutes or place on rack in a preheated 450 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve with chopped tomato, lettuce, cheese, sour cream (stuff you'd put on a taco).