Easy homemade Chicken Taquitos made with shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, and a tasty salsa blend rolled in tortillas and baked until crispy.
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Easy Shredded Chicken Taquitos
- 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
- 1-cup shredded cheese (I used extra sharp white cheddar)
- 1/4 cup salsa of your choice
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves , chopped
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp chili powder
- salt and freshly ground black pepper for taste
- 12-15 corn tortillas
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Add the ingredients ,except the tortillas, in a mixing bowl and toss to combine. Taste and season, if needed.
Using a small pan, heat a tsp of oil on medium heat. Add one tortilla at a time and cook for 1 minute per side. This will help the corn tortilla roll without cracking.
Lightly oil an oven safe pan. Place a spoonful of filling in a line along each tortilla and roll tightly. Secure with a toothpick if needed. Place seam side down on the oven safe pan.
Lightly brush them with oil. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the shells are crispy. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper (optional)
Serve warm with a crema, onions, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, hot sauce, etc…
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