• Baked Chicken Flautas

Posted By

Priscilla McDonald

Baked Chicken Flautas

Chicken flautas/taquitos gone healthier. Baked instead of deep-fried. Perfect anytime snack/appetizer.

Reference:

Prep:

1 hour

Servings:

20

Ingredients
3 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 tbsps olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup shredded cheddar/Monterey Jack
20 corn tortillas
Cilantro sprigs
Lime wedges
Salsa, Guacamole, sour cream, and hot sauce for serving (optional)

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, cook, stirring occasionally until onion turns translucent and fragrant. Add shredded chicken into the skillet, season with cumin, cayenne, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Turn off the heat and remove the skillet from the stove and cool down
Step 2 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Step 3 Transfer the tortilla to a work plate, place about one heaping tablespoon of chicken on the lower half of the tortilla. Sprinkle about 1/2 tablespoon of cheese on top of the chicken, and roll the tortilla all the way up.
Step 4 Place rolled tortilla on a lined baking sheet, seam-side down. Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
Step 5 Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes, until brown and crispy. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges. Serve warm with condiment of your choice (salsa, Guacamole, sour cream, hot sauce).