Easy Chicken Taquitos


Hey y’all! I’ve got this amazing homemade taquito recipe for you that’s just perfect for a quick and tasty snack or appetizer. It’s so simple to whip up using either canned chicken or some leftover rotisserie chicken, a little cheese, and a kick of hot pepper sauce. Feel free to personalize it by adding some sliced jalapeños for an extra spicy touch. Bake these little rolled tacos to crispy perfection and serve them up with your go-to salsa for dipping. Enjoy, darlin’!

Here’s the scoop on Taquitos:

If you’re new to taquitos (also known as flautas), they’re basically tortillas stuffed with a tasty filling, rolled up tight, and then usually fried. But don’t worry, our recipe is baked for a healthier twist!

Whippin’ up Chicken Taquitos:

You’ll find the full recipe with ingredients and step-by-step directions down below, but let’s cover the basics real quick:

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  • Mix together your chicken, cheese, and a little hot sauce for a kick.
  • Warm up those tortillas, fill ’em up, and roll ’em tight.
  • Pop the taquitos in the oven and bake ’til they’re golden and crispy.

A few tips from the recipe creator:

Feel free to serve these as a main dish by topping them with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, sour cream, or whatever your heart desires.
For a little extra flavor, try adding some finely chopped onion to your chicken mix.
Happy cookin’, y’all!

Storing Taquitos the Right Way

Keep those tasty chicken taquitos fresh by storing ’em in an airtight container in your fridge for up to three days. When you’re ready to enjoy them again, simply reheat on the stove, in the oven, using an air fryer, or even the microwave.

Freezing Taquitos? You bet!

These little delights can be frozen for up to three months. Just thaw ’em out overnight in the fridge, and then crisp ’em back up on the stove, in the oven, or with your trusty air fryer. Enjoy, darlin’!

Easy Chicken Taquitos

Easy homemade Chicken Taquitos! Perfect for snacking or dinner, using leftover rotisserie chicken. Yum!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 can of chicken chunks 10 oz, drained OR 1 1/4 cups of chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 drops of hot pepper sauce like Tabasco, or more if you like it spicy
  • 12 corn tortillas


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