Creamy Chicken Taquitos

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  • Creamy Chicken Taquitos – an easy and delicious crock pot meal teaming a creamy, delectable chicken mixture with Tex Mex spices. A perfect dinner for busy weeknights!

    I made these on Friday and they were so good, I just had to share!

    Creamy Chicken Taquitos - an easy and delicious crock pot meal teaming a creamy, delectable chicken mixture with Tex Mex spices. A perfect dinner for busy weeknights!

    I love being able to prepare dinner earlier in the day, so when the dinner rush time is here, it’s a breeze to get on the table!

    Creamy Chicken Taquitos - an easy and delicious crock pot meal teaming a creamy, delectable chicken mixture with Tex Mex spices. A perfect dinner for busy weeknights!

    They’re delicious!

    I topped mine with pico and served with cilantro rice and beans!

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    Creamy Chicken Taquitos - an easy and delicious crock pot meal teaming a creamy, delectable chicken mixture with Tex Mex spices. A perfect dinner for busy weeknights!

    Creamy Chicken Taquitos

    Course: Main Course
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Keyword: Creamy Chicken Taquitos
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes
    Servings: 6
    Calories: 339
    Author: Jamielyn
    Creamy Chicken Taquitos - an easy and delicious crock pot meal teaming a creamy, delectable chicken mixture with Tex Mex spices. A perfect dinner for busy weeknights!

    Ingredients

    • 4 ounces cream cheese , softened
    • 1/4 cup sour cream
    • 1/4 cup red or green salsa
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 3/4 cup shredded monterey or pepperjack cheese
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 2 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken , I like to use rotisserie chicken
    • 12 6-inch flour or corn tortillas

    S&P, to taste

      Extra virgin olive oil, for brushing

        Optional toppings & sides: Mexican rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream

          Instructions

          • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
          • Stir together the cream cheese, salsa, cumin and garlic powder. Then add the cheese, cilantro and chicken. 
          • Place 3 Tablespoons of the chicken mixture in the center of a tortilla and roll up. Place seem of tortilla on pan. Lightly brush the tortillas with olive oil and sprinkle salt on top if desired. 
          • Cook for 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned. 

          Notes

          Tip: To prevent your tortillas from cracking, heat in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds. It helps to place them between damp paper towels.  

          Nutrition

          Serving: 2taquitos | Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10.8% | Vitamin C: 0.5% | Calcium: 18.7% | Iron: 6.2%
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