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Mexican Style Chicken Flautas

Chicken Flautas (or taquitos) are one of the most popular and easy to make of all Mexican "antojitos". Keep reading to find out how to make this authentic Mexican recipe.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, flautas, taquitos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 576kcal


  • 1 chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 Cup chopped lettuce
  • 1 Cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 Cup table cream
  • toothpicks
  • 1/4 Cup Canola Oil For Frying
  • 1 Cup salsa verde or roja
  • 1 Cup pico de gallo
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 large onion dice
  • 1/2 bunch chopped cilantro
  • 4 chopped jalapenos optional
  • 1 lime
  • salt to taste


  • Add the chicken to the previously heated tortillas, and roll.
  • Stick a toothpick through each flauta to prevent it from unrolling.
  • Fry them in canola oil over medium heat, constantly turning to make sure that you get the desired level of doneness.
  • Pat dry the excess oil with a paper towel and remove the toothpicks.
  • Top with chopped lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese, table cream, and salsa - in that order.


Serving: 3Flautas | Calories: 576kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1209mg | Potassium: 733mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1780IU | Vitamin C: 37.8mg | Calcium: 273mg | Iron: 1.6mg