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As for this recipe… Holy cow, are these little guys great! I am such a big lover of Mexican food! Taquitos are not normally something I would order at a restaurant, but when I saw this recipe on OurBestBites blog, I had to try them…. and I did…… and we LOVED them! How does a crispy corn tortilla wrapped around a warm center of creamy cheesy Mexican chicken sound?? … Mmmmm SO good. I made only a few minor changes to the original recipe and was really happy with how they turned out. These would be so great for appetizers at a party or for an easy lunch! I made them for dinner tonight with some re fried beans, and as we ate Kelsey told me for the millionth time how I’m the best cook in the world! 🙂 Love that kid!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tinfoil and spray with cooking spray. In a large bowl, Mix the cream cheese, salsa, lime juice, onion, chili and garlic powder and cumin.
Then add the cilantro, green onion and cheese. Add in your shredded chicken last, and mix well together.
Heat your corn tortillas in a microwave by placing them in between damp paper towels and heating for 30 seconds at a time so their easy to roll and wont crack. Take one tortilla, spreading about 3 tbs of the mixture on the lower part of the tortilla. Roll up, and place seam side down on the baking sheet. Continue with all 20 tortillas. (Make sure none of the taquitos are touching or they will stick together while they bake) After they are all rolled up, spray them with cooking spray. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown! Serve with salsa, sour cream or whatever your heart desires 🙂