Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquitos

Try this easy recipe of traditional chicken tacos: Mexican tortillas folded or rolled around a spicy filling.

May 4, 2018

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 55 MIN

ingredients

Chicken
2 breasts, skinless, boneless, cooked, halves, shredded
pepper jack cheese
150 g, shredded
green salsa
225 g
Lime juice
1 tbsp, fresh
cumin
1/2 teaspoon
chili
1/2 teaspoon, powder
Garlic
2 cloves, peeled and minced
Onion
110 g, chopped
Corn tortillas
16
peanut oil
for deep frying (about 1 l)
tomato salsa
225 g, chunky
Sour cream
225 g
guacamole
240 g
Lettuce
shredded, to serve

Preparation

Heat oil in deep-fryer to 350º F.

In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, cheese, salsa, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, garlic and onion.

Toss to mix together.

Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto the lower third of a tortilla.

Roll the tortilla as tightly as possible.

Repeat with remaining tortillas.

Fry tortillas 4 or 5 at a time, do not over crowd.

Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Once the tortillas float, fry for an additional minute.

Tortillas should be crisp.

Drain on paper towels.

Place a handful of shredded lettuce on each plate.

Divide taquitos between plates and serve with a dollop of salsa, sour cream and guacamole.

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