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Chicken Taquitos

Done in under 20 minutes these Chicken Taquitos are a quick and easy dinnertime, snack time or anytime treat that are a little spicy, cheesy and absolutely delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 10
Calories: 288kcal


  • 3 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 9-10 taco sized tortillas
  • Salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • In medium-sized bowl, mix together the chicken, cream cheese, sour cream, salsa and cheese.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Spread filling onto tortillas and roll up, set aside.
  • In skillet heat enough oil to cover bottom over medium-high heat.
  • Place about 4 taquitos into skillet, let fry for about 1-2 minutes per side or until golden.
  • Repeat with remaining taquitos until all golden.
  • Service with desired dipping sauces and enjoy!


  1. You can use rotisserie chicken if you'd like for this recipe
  2. Substitute the salsa with a can of rotel.
  3. Use any type of tortilla that you like, flour, corn, white corn, etc.


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 2mg