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Baked Chicken Taquitos


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  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup green salsa
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 green onion, sliced finely
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • Small yellow or white corn tortillas
  • cooking spray


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Step 1

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.

In a medium-sized bowl, mix softened cream cheese, green salsa, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, onion powder and garlic powder. Stir to combine and then add cilantro and green onions. Add chicken and cheese and combine well. You can prepare this step ahead of time. Just keep the mixture in the fridge.

Place 2-3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture on the lower third of a soft tortilla, keeping it about 1/2 inch from the edges. Roll it up as tight as you can.

Place filled taquitos seam side down on the baking sheet, making sure they don't touch each other. When ready to bake, spray the tops lightly with cooking spray or an oil mister.

Place pan in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and the ends start to get golden brown. Serve immediately.

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