These creamy, cheesy baked chicken taquitos have just 5 ingredients and bake up quickly-perfect for appetizers or pair with rice or beans for a fast weeknight meal!
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How to Make Baked Chicken Taquitos Quickly
The key to making this easy taquito recipe is using pre-cooked chicken. You can use either canned or store-bought rotisserie chicken from the grocery store for this recipe. You can also shred your own chicken to use. Whatever is most convenient for you!
You can also make these taquitos with corn or flour tortillas, whichever you prefer. Traditional taquitos are made with corn tortillas, they are often called
Tips for Making Baked Chicken Taquitos
- You can make these Chicken Taquitos ahead of time and freeze them before baking. Place the taquitos on a baking sheet and place in the freezer. Once frozen, place the taquitos in a freezer bag and freeze for up to one month. When you are ready to bake the chicken taquitos, preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and place the frozen taquitos on a baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
- You can freeze the baked chicken taquitos after baking as well. Reheat in the microwave or bake in the oven to reheat.
- If you are using corn tortillas, place them in between damp paper towels and heat them up in the microwave for 20-30 seconds prior to rolling. This makes them more flexible and less likely to tear. You’ll also want to spray them with nonstick spray prior to baking.
These baked taquitos can be prepped in about 10 minutes and bake for only 15 minutes so it’s a super fast meal perfect for weeknights.Print
Easy Creamy Cheesy Chicken Taquitos
These creamy, cheesy chicken taquitos have just 5 ingredients and bake up quickly-perfect for appetizers or pair with rice or beans for a fast weeknight meal!
- Prep Time: 5 mins
- Cook Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 20 mins
- Yield: 6
- Category: dinner
- Method: baking
- Cuisine: mexican
- 12.5 oz can chunk white chicken, drained
- 4 oz cream cheeses, softened
- 5 oz pepper jack cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup medium salsa
- 6 fajita sized flour tortillas
- toppings as desired-sour cream, green onion, avocado, etc.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl combine chicken, cheeses and salsa.
- Spread mixture in the middle of each fajita and roll.
- Place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes or until edges start to brown.
- Serve immediately with desired toppings.
Keywords: Chicken Taquito
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