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Chicken Chipotle Taquitos

Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Author Kara


  • 4 cooked chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce chopped
  • 7 ounces green salsa
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon diced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • flour tortillas
  • queso fresco


  1. In a stand mixer with paddle attachment, add chicken, chipotle peppers, green salsa, lime juice, onion powder, garlic, cilantro, green onions, and cheddar cheese. Mix on low speed until chicken is shredded, speeding up as necessary to combine all ingredients to make taquito filling.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Scoop about 3 Tablespoons of the chicken filling onto each tortilla and wrap tightly. Lay taquitos next to one another in your pan, not touching, seam facing down.
  4. Spray or rub tops with oil and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crunchy and golden brown.
  5. Sprinkle with green onions and crumbled queso fresco.
  6. Serve with salsa, guacamole, and/or sour cream.
  7. Enjoy!