These easy-to-make Chicken Taquitos are creamy and delicious. They're baked not fried & go together quickly for a tasty lunch, dinner or appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keywords appetizer, chicken, dinner, recipe, taquitos
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 211 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, about 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened (I used the 1/3 less fat cream cheese & it worked great)
  • 1/4 cup fresh salsa
  • 1 lime, juiced (about 2 Tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic, about 2 cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons onion, diced
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican Cheese
  • 8 small fresh flour tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • Coarse sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine everything up to the tortillas. Mix well.
  3. To assemble: Fill 1 tortilla with 3 tablespoons of filling along the center. Leave a little room at one end to fold up. Fold up one end then roll tightly around filling. Place on prepared cookie sheet, seam side down. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  4. Spray all tortillas lightly with vegetable cooking spray. Grind coarse salt over the top.
  5. Bake 20-22 minutes or until tortillas are lightly browned.
  6. Serve with extra salsa and guacamole.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 524mg22%
Potassium 208mg6%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 217mg22%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.