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Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos Recipe

Even your pickiest of eaters will love these Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos from Six Sisters. And you can feel good about dinner because they are baked instead of fried.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Chicken Dinner, Chicken Taquitos, Easy dinner recipe, Oven Baked Chicken recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 560kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • cup green salsa
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro dried
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup Pepper Jack Cheese shredded
  • 20 flour tortillas 6 inch
  • salt to taste
  • 8 ounces Creamy Cilantro salad dressing for dipping

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 425 degrees
  • Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  • Heat cream cheese in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds so that it is soft and easy to stir.
  • Add green salsa, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, onion powder and garlic powder. Stir to combine.
  • Then add cilantro and green onions.
  • Add chicken and Pepper Jack cheese and combine well.
  • Place 2-3 Tablespoons of chicken mixture on the lower third of a tortilla, keeping it about 1/2 inch from the edges and roll it up as tight as you can. Place seam side down on the baking sheet.
  • Lay all of the filled taquitos on the baking sheet and make sure they are not touching each other. Spray the tops lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle some salt on top.
  • Place pan in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and the ends start to get golden brown.
  • Dip in creamy cilantro dressing if desired.

Notes

  • These can easily be made earlier in the day. Cover and place in the fridge until ready to bake. The perfect dinner for a busy day.

Nutrition

Calories: 560kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 980mg | Potassium: 371mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 667IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 278mg | Iron: 4mg