Easy Chicken Flautas Recipe

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ¼ cup chopped black olives
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • oil for frying, or as needed
  • toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; stir flour into butter until smooth. Add onion to flour-butter mixture; cook and stir until onion is softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Mix black olives, lemon juice, oil, paprika, black pepper, and salt into onion mixture; cook and stir until heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir chicken into mixture and remove skillet from heat and cover.
  2. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan or deep-fryer.
  3. Fill tortillas with chicken mixture. Roll tortilla around filling and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Fry the rolled tortillas, working in batches, in the hot oil until browned, about 2 minutes. Transfer fried tortillas to a paper towel-lined plate using a slotted spoon or tongs.

Nutritional Facts

Calories: 345
                                                 % Daily Value *
Total Fat: 29 %
Saturated Fat: 
Cholesterol: 12 %
Sodium: 15 %
Potassium: 4 %
Carbohydrates: 10 %
Fiber: 8 %
Sugar: 
Protein: 24 %
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