Chicken Taquitos

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This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


5 pounds Rotisserie Chicken, shredded
8 ounces Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons Butter
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Pepper
medium Flour Tortillas, sized


In a skillet, melt butter and add onions, and green peppers and cook for 10 minutes. Add shredded chicken and mix thoroughly. Remove mixture to a large bowl to let cool slightly, then add shredded cheese and mix. In a high-edged fry pan fill about half full with vegetable oil and turn heat to medium. Lay a tortilla on a flat surface and on the edge closest to you, spoon a strip of filling (as much as you'd like, but don't over-stuff so you can still easily roll it tight) in a line, then tightly roll the tortilla up and pierce all the way through with a toothpick. Re-peat until you make the desired amount of taquitos that you want. Stick the end of a wooden




These taquitos were SO good! My husband loved them, and so did I. I can't wait to try different variations for the filling. MMM. This one batch can make up to 40 taquitos depending on how much filling you put in each one. Great for a crowd!


40 taquitos


Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 4:09pm


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