• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 0 mins
  • Serves: 8

Easy Chicken Taquitos

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 Ingredients List

  • For Chicken Taquitos:
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3 Tablespoons red onion-diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper-diced
  • 1/2 cup canned corn- drained
  • 1 garlic clove-minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup chicken breast- cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup +1 Tablespoon salsa
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro leaf- chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella or your favorite)
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 flour tortillas (6-inch diameter)
  • 3 Tablespoons butter-melted
  • For Avocado Dip:
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 4 oz. sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • For serving:
  • iceberg lettuce
  • cherry -tomato


In a large skillet combine olive oil, red onion, green bell pepper and cook over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes.
Add corn, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper and cook another 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
Add cooked shredded chicken, salsa, salt and stir to combine. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and cilantro.
Preheat oven to 400 F degrees and grease baking dish with melted butter.
Evenly divide chicken and vegetables mixture onto 8 tortillas, roll them tightly and place them in the baking dish. Brush each taquito with melted butter. Bake for 15-18 minutes until tortillas become golden brown.
To make Avocado Dip, in a small bowl mash avocado, add sour cream, lime juice and stir until smooth. Season with salt, to taste.

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