Chicken Taquitos Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Taquitos recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Taquitos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bzeifman

Makes 10 servings



From Cooking Light. Good for making ahead

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Taquitos

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
2 tbl chopped onion
1/2 pound boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1/2 cup black beans
1 jalapeno pepper
10 corn tortillas

Recipe Directions for Chicken Taquitos

  1. To prepare taquitos, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, and sauté 5 minutes or until done. Place chicken in a food processor. Add cheese, beans, and green chiles; pulse 15 times or until beans are coarsely chopped.

  2. Spoon about 3 tablespoons chicken mixture across the lower third of each tortilla; roll up. Cut each tortilla in half; secure with wooden picks. Place taquitos in a large zip-top plastic bag; freeze up to 3 months.

  3. Preheat oven to 400º.

  4. Place frozen taquitos on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes; turn taquitos, and coat with cooking spray. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until golden.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 66.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
159
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
94mg
4%
Potassium
247mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
11.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
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