Baked Chicken Taquitos

The Taquito is a delicious Mexican food dish consisting of a corn tortilla that is rolled around a filling of meat, veggies, and cheese and then deep-fried or baked. 

The dish is often topped with condiments such as sour cream, guacamole, sliced avocado, and your favorite salsa.

Baked Chicken Taquitos with rice

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Baked chicken taquitos are wholesome and delicious by preparing them with your own fresh ingredients and baking them instead of frying them. The perfect finger food for kids and adults.  Serve hot as the ultimate late-night snack, weeknight dinner, or game day. 

Why Make Baked Chicken Taquitos

Quick and easy with only 5 ingredients for your filling, corn tortillas, and 30 minutes from start to finish ...voila!

Taquitos are perfect for those busy weekday dinners, or game nights! If you're feeling up for it, make a double batch, and then you'll have lots of freezer snacks for the future.

Homemade Taquitos are made with gluten-free corn tortillas and fresh ingredients.

5 - Ingredients for Baked Chicken Taquitos  

  • Rotisserie Chicken or Homemade baked chicken, shredded. Leftover shredded turkey can be used.
  • Diced Onions
  • Mexican blend cheese, or cream cheese if you prefer
  • Garlic Powder for quick & easy, but you can use 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • Corn tortillas

Easy to make Baked Chicken Taquitos

🞺 Mix chicken, onions, cheese, garlic, and salsa in a bowl

🞺Brush corn tortillas with slightly warm cooking oil, then fill with chicken mixture. Carefully* roll the corn tortilla with filling and place a toothpick to hold it together.

Chicken Taquitos being rolled

*Warm corn tortillas slightly if tortillas tear while rolling. (microwave for 10 seconds)

🞺Place rolled taquitos in the oven for 10-15 minutes at 425°F.  Remove from oven, and remove the toothpick. Serve with your favorite toppings, with rice and beans.

Storing & Freezing Taquitos

To freeze: Place cooled baked taquitos on a parchment-lined cookie sheet without touching each other. Then place the cookie sheet in the freezer. When taquitos are frozen remove them from the cookie sheet and add them all to a freezer-safe gallon-sized bag.

To reheat: Place taquitos in the oven for 10 minutes at 375°F, checking every few minutes until they’re warmed through.

Perfect toppings for Chicken Taquitos

Pico de Gallo Salsa
Sour Cream
Tomatillo Verde Salsa

Baked Chicken Taquitos