Cheesy Chicken Flautas

These flautas are flat out flantastic
Cheesy Chicken Flautas

CHI-CHI'S®

Recipe Courtesy of CHI-CHI'S®

“Flauta” is Spanish for “flute,” but these little rolled tacos are more commonly known in the U.S. as taquitos. Taquitos are usually purchased frozen, in industrial-sized packages from Costco or Sam’s Club, but making them yourself takes no time, and results in a much more satisfying flauta.

4
Servings
114
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Cheesy Chicken Flautas

  • 1  Cup  shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1  Cup  shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 2/3  Cups  salsa, such as CHI-CHI'S® Thick & Chunky Salsa Medium
  • 6 (8-inch)  Flour tortillas
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

For the Cheesy Chicken Flautas

In medium bowl, stir together chicken, cheese, salsa and cumin; mix well. Spoon chicken mixture evenly down center of each tortilla. Tightly roll tortilla around filling; secure each with wooden pick.

In a large skillet, heat 2 inches oil over medium-high heat until 360ºF. Fry tortillas, three at a time, until crisp and golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Drain on paper towels; remove wooden picks.

Serve flautas with desired toppings and Mexican condiments such as sour cream, guacamole and salsa.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
6mg
1%
Choline, total
56mg
13%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
18mg
6%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
133mg
19%
Selenium, Se
22µg
40%
Sodium, Na
353mg
24%
Water
106g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%