Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquitos
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35
  • Servings: 4-6

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About this Recipe

This flavourful, yet quick recipe is perfect for the on the go family.


1 Package of Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cooked and shredded
1 Small red onion, diced
2 Cloves of garlic, minced
1.5 cups (375 mL) Shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1 cup (250 mL) Shredded smoked Gouda cheese
1 cup (250 mL) Frozen corn, thawed
.5 cup (125 mL) Barbecue sauce
.5 cup (125 mL) Sour cream
.33 cup (80 mL) Chopped green chilies
2 tsp (10 mL) Chili powder
1 tsp (5 mL) Cumin powder
1 Package of Dempster’s® Original Large Tortillas
.5 cup (125 mL) Vegetable oil
1 (275 mL) Bottle of taco sauce
.5 Red bell pepper, finely diced
.5 Green bell pepper, finely diced


MIX together chicken, red onion, garlic, 1 cup (250 mL) Monterey Jack cheese, Gouda cheese, corn, barbecue sauce, sour cream, green chilies, chili and cumin. Divide filling evenly between the tortillas, roll up and secure tightly with a toothpick.

HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, fry filled tortillas, turning often, for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and crispy.

DRIZZLE taquitos with taco sauce and garnish with remaining cheese and peppers. Serve warm.


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