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Taquitos with Spicy Chicken & Cheese

These chicken taquitos are made of shredded spicy chicken and cheese all wrapped in a flour tortilla then oven baked until crispy. Serve with shredded lettuce, sour cream and pico de gallo.
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 taquitos
Calories 247kcal


  • 2 Chicken Breasts cooked and shredded
  • 2 tablespoon Chipotle Paste
  • 200 g Cheddar Cheese grated
  • 10 Small Tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • Sour Cream to serve
  • Shredded Lettuce to serve

Pico de Gallo

  • 8 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Chilli chopped
  • ½ Onion chopped
  • Small bunch Coriander chopped
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat the oven to 220°C/425°F. To make the pico mix everything together in a bowl and place in the fridge until ready to use.
  • Mix the chicken with the chipotle paste. Add 3 tablespoon to the bottom third of a tortilla, add a sprinkling of cheese then roll up tightly and secure with a cocktail stick. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Place the rolled taquitos on a lined baking sheet and brush with oil. Bake for 15 minutes until golden and crisp. Serve with toppings of choice.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 422mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1110IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 2mg