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Chicken Taquitos (baked or fried)
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Total Time: 28 Minutes
Recipe Yields: 12
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  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 3 cups chicken or pork or beef, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 12 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 1/3 cup oil for frying or to brush with


  1. Place salsa in a fine strainer and let any juices drip away.
  2. Combine chicken, salsa, cheese and taco seasoning.
  3. Place tortillas on a plate, top with a damp paper towel and microwave 40 seconds or until warm.
  4. Place 2 tablespoons filling on each tortilla and roll tightly. Secure with a toothpick and place on a baking sheet.
  5. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
To Bake
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Brush each taquito with olive oil or vegetable oil.
  3. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until crisp.
To Fry
  1. Preheat oil over medium-high heat (350°F).
  2. Panfry taquitos until crispy, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 142

Carbohydrates: 13g

Protein: 8g

Fat: 7g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 23mg

Sodium: 190mg

Potassium: 116mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 1g

Vitamin A: 199IU

Vitamin C: 1mg

Calcium: 131mg

Iron: 1mg

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