Roasted Corn Baked Taquitos Recipe

Roasted Corn Baked Taquitos Recipe

How To Make Shrimp, Avocado and Roasted Corn Baked Taquitos

Enjoy a crunchy batch of baked taquitos made with shrimp, avocados, and roasted corn adding to a feast of flavors. This dish is appetizing to the senses!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2earsof sweet corn,shaved off the cob
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • half a white onion,diced
  • 1lbraw shrimp,any size, peeled and deveined
  • 2tspchili powder
  • ½tspground cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 4ozcan chopped green chiles
  • 1/3cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 12smallflour tortillas,6-inch
  • 1avocado,peeled, pitted and diced
  • 2cupsMonterrey Jack,grated or Pepperjack cheese

Optional Toppings:

  • fresh lime wedges
  • sour cream
  • salsa

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Heat a skillet over high heat. Add the corn kernels and let them dry-roast for about 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until their edges begin to brown and caramelize. Transfer the corn to a plate to set aside.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-high, and add the oil until heated. Add onion and saute for 5 minutes or until cooked and translucent.

  4. Add the shrimp, chili powder, cumin, and a pinch of salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked and no longer translucent.

  5. Stir in the chopped green chiles and cilantro and cook for an additional minute, then remove from heat.

  6. To assemble the taquitos, place a large spoonful of the shrimp mixture down the center of a tortilla. Then top with some diced avocado and a generous sprinkle of cheese.

  7. Roll up the tortilla and place seam-side down on a greased baking sheet.

  8. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy.

  9. Remove and serve immediately with optional toppings and salsa for dipping.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 225.27kcal
  • Fat: 7.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.51g
  • Fiber: 4.12g
  • Sugar: 4.99g
  • Protein: 12.39g
  • Cholesterol: 60.86mg
  • Sodium: 444.87mg
  • Calcium: 112.17mg
  • Potassium: 406.56mg
  • Iron: 2.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.25mg
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