Baked Chicken Taquitos

Baked Chicken Taquitos These baked chicken taquitos are easier than frying and a little better for the family waistline.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 35 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 5 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 24 taquitos

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a large baking pan with olive oil cooking spray.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, and jalapeno peppers, then stir in chicken broth, taco sauce, flour, cumin, oregano, chili powder, and salt. Cook until heated through, 5 to 10 minutes. Add shredded chicken, mixing vigorously until ingredients are well blended; cook until hot, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Wrap 8 tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave on high until soft and flexible, about 30 seconds. Repeat twice more to heat remaining tortillas.

  • Spoon about 2 tablespoons chicken mixture down the center of a tortilla and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Roll tightly around the filling and place seam-side down in the prepared baking dish. Repeat to form remaining taquitos. Spray taquitos with cooking spray and sprinkle with remaining Cheddar cheese.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and taquitos are crispy, 20 to 22 minutes.

  • Place shredded lettuce on a serving platter and arrange taquitos on top. Serve with sour cream and guacamole.

Per Serving: 377 calories; protein 24.5g; carbohydrates 28.9g; fat 18.7g; cholesterol 72.8mg; sodium 437.9mg. You can secure taquitos with toothpicks before baking, if needed.