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Chicken Taquitos

Easy homemade Chicken Taquitos made with shredded chicken, cheese and salsa!

Chicken Taquitos

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Chicken Taquitos

These great Chicken Taquitos can be served as appetizers or as main dish. Find the recipe card at the end of the post.

Chicken Taquitos

Ingredients Needed To Make Chicken Taquitos:

2 cups cooked chicken, shredded

6 oz cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup salsa

1/4 cup sour cream

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

1 cup baby spinach leaves

1/4 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp chili powder

Salt & pepper, to taste

15 corn or flour tortillas

To serve:

  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Hot sauce

How To Make Chicken Taquitos:

Step 1. Preheat oven to 425˚F.

Step 2. In a medium bowl, add cream cheese, salsa and sour cream and stir until well combined. Add all the remaining ingredients except the tortillas and toss to combine.

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Step 3. Heat a skillet over medium high heat and cook tortillas for 15 seconds on each side. Remove to a plate covered with tinfoil to keep them warm.

Step 4. In the middle of each tortilla, place a spoonful of filling in a line and roll tightly. Brush each taquito with oil and place onto baking tray.

Then roll slightly,

Step 5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the shells are crispy. Serve taquitos topped with guacamole, salsa and sour cream.

Chicken Taquitos

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Chicken Taquitos

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Easy homemade Chicken Taquitos recipe made with shredded chicken, cheese and salsa!
Chicken Taquitos
4.5 from 8 votes

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 15 corn or flour tortillas

To serve:

  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Hot sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • In a medium bowl, add cream cheese, salsa and sour cream and stir until well combined. Add all the remaining ingredients except the tortillas and toss to combine.
  • Heat a skillet over medium high heat and cook tortillas for 15 seconds on each side. Remove to a plate covered with tinfoil to keep them warm.
  • In the middle of each tortilla, place a spoonful of filling in a line and roll tightly. Brush each taquito with oil and place onto baking tray.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the shells are crispy. Serve taquitos topped with guacamole, salsa and sour cream.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 888kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 756mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 21g
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