Pollo Fundido


This version of pollo fundido is made with homemade chimichangas smothered in a jalepeño cream cheese sauce and melted cheese.

– chicken breasts – cumin – dried oregano – chili powder – cayenne pepper

Ingredients you will need:

HOW TO MAKE Pollo Fundido:

– Add all the sauce ingredients to a food processor or blender and mix until smooth. Taste and make any adjustments necessary. Set it aside while you make the burritos. Can be made a day or two ahead, just mix well before using.

HOW TO MAKE Pollo Fundido:

– Mix sour cream and salsa together in a small bowl. – In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, salsa mixture, cumin,oregano, salt, pepper, and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Mix well.

HOW TO MAKE Pollo Fundido:

– Place about ½ cup of the chicken mixture in the middle of a tortilla. Fold the tortilla on the right and left sides over the chicken mixture, then roll up from the bottom to the top to form a sealed burrito. Repeat to make 6 burritos.

HOW TO MAKE Pollo Fundido:

– Add oil to the bottom of a large skillet and heat to medium. When the oil is hot, carefully place the burritos, seam side down, into the skillet and fry until golden brown. Repeat until all burritos have been fried. Drain burritos on a paper towel lined baking sheet.

HOW TO MAKE Pollo Fundido:

– Heat broiler to high. Remove paper towels before broiling. Spoon about ½ cup (or more) Fundido sauce over burritos and top with remaining cheese. Broil until the cheese is melted. Best served immediately.

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