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Delicious Baked Chicken Taquitos for a Quick and Easy Meal

Baked Chicken Taquitos

These Baked Chicken Taquitos are a delicious and easy-to-make Mexican-inspired dish. They are made with chicken, cheese, and spices, all wrapped in a crispy tortilla shell. They are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or as an appetizer for a party.


  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 12 small flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cheese, onion, bell pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and cilantro. Mix until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  3. Lay out the tortillas and spoon about 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up the tortillas and place them seam-side down on a baking sheet.
  4. Brush the tops of the taquitos with olive oil. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the taquitos are golden brown and crispy.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings, such as sour cream, guacamole, salsa, or hot sauce.

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 1 taquito

Calories: 150

Fat: 7g

Carbohydrates: 13g

Protein: 9g

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