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Recipe: Delicious Light Baked Chicken Taquitos

Light Baked Chicken Taquitos. These easy Baked Chicken Taquitos are stuffed with chicken and cheese and make a great Baked Chicken TAQUITOS! It is a fun word to say so I don't blame A light meal yet filling with the addition of Mexican rice I will add twice as much cheese next time. Crispy chicken taquitos filled with a creamy spicy chicken mixture and baked or air-fried to perfection!

Light Baked Chicken Taquitos They're like mini rolled tacos and you can fill them with all your favorite meats or vegetarian fillings (like Canola oil - light olive oil or vegetable oil can be substituted. Yellow onion - red onion will work great too. Garlic - use fresh garlic for best flavor. You can have Light Baked Chicken Taquitos using 16 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Light Baked Chicken Taquitos

  1. You need of Flour Tortillas.
  2. It's of Chicken & Marinade.
  3. Prepare of Ground Chicken.
  4. You need of Canola Oil.
  5. Prepare of Worcestershire Sauce.
  6. Prepare of Garlic.
  7. Prepare of White Onion.
  8. It's of Greek Oregano Leaves (or marjoram).
  9. It's of Ground Mustard Seed.
  10. You need of Ground Red Pepper.
  11. It's of Salt.
  12. It's of Ground Black Pepper.
  13. Prepare of Chipotle Dip.
  14. Prepare of Light Sour Cream.
  15. Prepare of Minced Chipotles in Adobo.
  16. It's of Salt.

How to Make Baked Chicken Taquitos. My kids have been raised on Tex-Mex so they are used to seeing tacos and quesadillas on the table. They haven't had many taquitos though so this was an opportunity for me to introduce them to similar flavors in a slightly different form. Before I talk about the recipe, first an announcement.

Light Baked Chicken Taquitos instructions

  1. Mince garlic and oregano leaves, dice onion and place all in a medium mixing bowl. Add remained of marinade ingredients and stir to mix completely. Add ground chicken and with your hands or rubber spatula, gently stir until mixed thoroughly. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours..
  2. Mix chipotle dip ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use..
  3. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Pour in chicken mixture and saute for 7-8 minutes stirring constantly. Cover and continue to cook for 5 minutes. Uncover and break up meat into small pieces. Turn heat to high and cook until liquid has evaporated..
  4. For each taquito, place a spoonful lengthwise along center of tortilla. Roll to close it and place seam side down in a cooking sprayed baking dish. Repeat until all filling has been used. Lightly spray the tops of all taquitos with cooking spray to help them crisp..
  5. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes. Serve with chipotle dip..

Served with a light green salad and some fresh fruit and veggies (or perhaps this delicious fruit concoction) and this is a perfectly perfect meal for any night of the week! Baked Chicken Taquitos - Homemade taquitos are so easy! We love these crispy, crunchy chicken taquitos-the filling is so good! (gluten-free, dairy-free). Take your favorite taco filling, roll it up in a corn tortilla and then fry or bake them! To keep things lighter, I used a nice chicken filling and baked.

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