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Baked Chicken Taquitos

by anny

Looking for a delicious and easy recipe to make for the family? Look no further than these Baked Chicken Taquitos! They’re made with just a few simple ingredients, and can be prepped ahead of time, making them perfect for busy weeknights or weekend gatherings. Plus with their flavorful taste, they’ll rival anything you can buy at the store!

Welcome to my blog! Today, I’ll be sharing a recipe for baked chicken taquitos. This is a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for any night of the week. I hope you enjoy it!

There are many reasons to try this recipe for baked chicken taquitos. First, it is a healthier alternative to the fried version. Second, it is just as delicious as the fried version, if not more so. Third, it is easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. Finally, it is a great recipe to make ahead of time and freeze for later.

Tips:

When it comes to making these chicken taquitos, there are a few pro tips that will help you get the best results. First, be sure to use cooked chicken that is shredded or chopped into small pieces. This will help the chicken to cook evenly and prevent it from drying out.

Second, make sure the tortillas are soft before you fill and roll them. This will make them much easier to work with and less likely to tear. To soften the tortillas, simply wrap them in a damp paper towel and microwave for a few seconds.

Finally, be sure to bake the taquitos until they are golden brown and crispy. This will ensure that they hold together well and have a great flavor. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!

Conclusion & Recipe:

The conclusion of the blog article “Baked Chicken Taquitos” is that these taquitos are a healthier and easier alternative to the fried version. They are just as crispy and the chicken is just as flavorful. This is a great recipe for a weeknight meal or for entertaining.

Baked Chicken Taquitos

They are just as crispy and the chicken is just as flavorful. This is a great recipe for a weeknight meal or for entertaining.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 12 taquitos
Calories 241 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup salsa red, green
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Chili powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley or cilantro
  • 2 small scallions diced
  • 2 cups of shredded chicken
  • 1 cup pepperjack cheese
  • 12 6- inch flour tortillas
  • cooking spray
  • Kosher salt

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Mix together the cream cheese with salsa, lime juice and chili powder in a large bowl. Add in the garlic, onion powder and cilantro until smooth. Stir in the cheese and cooked chicken.
  • You can heat a few tortillas at once in the microwave, between two sheets of paper towels, until they become soft enough to roll (about 10 second).
  • Place 3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture on the bottom third of a tortilla. The tortilla should be tightly rolled.
  • Place the rolled tortilla seam-side down on the baking sheet. Continue with the remaining tortillas, seam-side down, until all the mixture has been used up.
  • Use cooking spray to lightly spray the tops and sprinkle with some kosher salt (don’t forget the salt!).
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden and crisp.
  • Serve salsa, sour-cream, or guacamole.