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Baked Chicken Taquitos

Baked Chicken Taquitos

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican Inspired
Keyword baked-chicken-taquitos, chicken-taquito, easy-chicken-recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 18 servings


  • 2-3 cups chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1 ½ cups shredded colby-jack or monterey jack cheese
  • ½ cup thick and chunky salsa (mild, medium or hot your preference)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp lemon pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp dark chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 18 corn tortillas
  • Assorted toppings: sour cream, guacamole, salsa, tomato, queso fresco, lettuce, green onion etc


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Liberally spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix together chicken, cheese, salsa, salt, lemon pepper, cumin, chili powder, garlic and onion powders. Mix until fully combined.
  • Cover corn tortillas with a damp paper towel and heat for 10-15 seconds in the microwave to warm slightly before filling.
  • Divide filling between corn tortillas, about 2-3 Tbsp each. Roll jelly roll style. Place seam side down on pan.
  • Spray taquitos liberally with cooking spray. Place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden and heated through.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite toppings.