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chimichanga

Plural: chimichangas

Language: Spanish

Description: Burritos, that is a soft flour tortilla stuffed with refried beans, meat and grated cheese which is deep-fried and often served with soured cream (US: cultured sour cream) and guacamole. Actually more common in the United States than they are in Mexico.


Pronounced: chee-mee-CHAN-gah
Ethnicity: Mexican, North American
Most frequent country: Mexico

See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Mexican food and cuisine

See foods and dishes: burritos, guacamole

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