Creamy Jalapeño Chicken Taquitos Recipe

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Lois Published: June 8, 2021 Modified: June 8, 2021
Creamy Jalapeño Chicken Taquitos Recipe

How To Make Creamy Jalapeño Chicken Taquitos

These chicken taquitos are flavored with jalapeno, cumin, and cream. Serve this with some avocado and cilantro for more flavor and texture.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Taquito Filling:

  • 6cupschicken,shredded
  • ¼cupjalapeño,diced
  • 1tspcumin
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tspsalt
  • cupscrema table cream
  • 24corntortillas
  • oil,for frying

For Garnishes:

  • ½cupcrema table cream
  • fresh cilantro
  • ½cupcotija cheese
  • avocado

Instructions

  1. In a sauce pan, over medium-high heat, combine all taquito filling ingredients. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Wrap tortillas in a damp towel and microwave for 15 to 20 seconds.

  3. Place about 2 tablespoons of filling across the tortilla about ⅓ of the way up from the bottom of the tortilla, and roll the tortilla around the filling.

  4. Heat about ¼ inch (½ cm) of oil over medium-high heat. Carefully, place 3 to 4 taquitos in the oil, and cook for 3 minutes on each side.

  5. Remove from the pan and drain excess oil on the taquito on a paper towel.

  6. Place cooked taquitos on a bed of lettuce and garnish with crema, cilantro, cotija, and avocado.

  7. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 747.62kcal
  • Fat: 46.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.18g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.08g
  • Fiber: 6.33g
  • Sugar: 3.98g
  • Protein: 35.92g
  • Cholesterol: 167.80mg
  • Sodium: 703.32mg
  • Calcium: 256.54mg
  • Potassium: 592.34mg
  • Iron: 2.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 238.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.26mg
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