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Chicken and Avocado Taquitos

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Chicken and Avocado Taquitos
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Chicken and Avocado Taquitos

A quick and easy Mexican favorite!

Ingredients

4
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
cup salsa, plus extra for serving
1
(8-count) package Old El Paso™ mini flour tortillas
1
avocado, diced
2
cups shredded pepperjack cheese (or favorite cheese)
1/2
cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
1
lime

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, then mist with cooking spray.
  • 2 In a small bowl, stir together shredded chicken and salsa until combined. Set aside.
  • 3 Lay tortillas on a flat work surface. Place about 1/2 cup shredded chicken in a line down the center of each tortilla. Then add a few pieces of diced avocado. Then sprinkle with your desired amount of cheese and fresh cilantro and a sprinkle of lime juice.
  • 4 Roll the tortillas up tightly, and place seam-side down on the baking sheet. Mist the tortillas with cooking spray or olive oil.
  • 5 Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and tortillas are lightly toasted.
  • 6 Serve immediately with salsa for dipping.
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Chicken and Avocado Taquitos

As prepared by Gimme Some Oven,

Anyone out there looking for a super quick and easy appetizer for Cinco de Mayo?


Or for game day? Or to satisfy your Mexi craving (which in my book is just about EVERY day)??

Then you should totally give these Chicken & Avocado Taquitos a try!

They are easy to make, easy to customize with your favorite ingredients or dippers, and also muy popular with a crowd. Here’s the scoop!

 

chicken taquitos

Begin by prepping your ingredients. You will need about 3 cups of shredded cooked chicken (I love using a rotisserie chicken). Then stir the chicken together with 2/3 cup of your favorite salsa for seasoning.

 

chicken taquitos

Dice a ripe avocado.

 

Taquitos with chicken in tortilla

Then get your taquito station ready to go. Lay out your tortillas on a flat work surface, then spoon about ½ cup of chicken into a line down the center of each tortilla.

 

chicken taquitos

Add some avocado...

 

chicken taquitos

Add some cheese (I love the extra kick of pepper jack)…

 

Taquitos with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice added

Add some fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

 

chicken taquitos

Then roll them up and set them on a foil-lined baking sheet that has been prepped with cooking spray.

 

chicken taquitos

Bake for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy. Serve immediately with more salsa for dipping.


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