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Creamy Tomatillo Sauce on Chicken Taquitos is an easy and quick meal or even better served as an Appetizer at your next big party.

Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquito Appetizer

This Super Simple Recipe couldn’t be easier with frozen Chicken Taquitos and a simple addition to my amazing Tomatillo Salsa recipe. Baked quick and easy for a perfect Appetizer or light meal.

Chicken Taquitos ingredients with Tomatillo Sauce

Sometimes a Mom I just can’t do everything made fresh. So I like to use products all ready out there to make my life a little simpler. Frozen Chicken Taquitos are high on my list, especially with the boys I raise!

Have you Tried my Tomatillo Salsa Recipe? You NEED to! It’s amazing especially on Sweet Corn Cakes. What I love is I can whip up this salsa recipe in minutes and it’s ready to go.

So it was a no brainer to use Tomatillo Salsa as a base for this Chicken Taquito Recipe with Tomatillo Sauce and Cheese on top.

Chopped Green Onions

Fresh is best, right? Quickly chop up some Green Onions, Tomatillos, and Cilantro to throw into a food processor with some diced green chilis and seasonings. It’s really that simple!

Chopped Tomatillos for Tomatillo Salsa
Tomatillo Salsa with Heavy Cream makes a perfect Sauce for Chicken Taquitos

Add heavy cream to Tomatillo Salsa for the perfect creamy blended sauce to top your Chicken Taquitos.

Tomatillo Sauce on Chicken Taquitos in a cast iron skillet

Quick Tips

Choose your favorite frozen Taquitos for this recipe. They all work wonderfully! The extra Tomatillo Salsa is a perfect garnish for this appetizer too!

Chicken Taquito with Creamy Tomatillo Salsa and melted cheese

What are Taquitos?

Taquitos are rolled tortillas filled with Chicken, Beef, or Pork in a blended of seasonings. They can be baked or fried and are typically crunchy like a taco.

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chicken Taquitos with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce
chicken Taquitos with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

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Yield: 4

Chicken Taquitos with Tomatillo Sauce

Creamy Tomatillo Sauce on Chicken Taquitos is great for Game Day or a light meal.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 Chicken Taquitos - Frozen
  • 3-4 Tomatillos
  • 1 Bunch Green Onions
  • 4 oz Diced Green Chilis *Mild, Medium OR Hot
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 2 Tbs Sugar
  • 3 Tbs Fresh Cilantro
  • 3 Tbs Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese

Instructions

  1. Spray a baking dish and line Taquitos in dish
  2. Husk and wash Tomatillos and dice
  3. Wash Green Onions and dice
  4. Wash Cilantro and Chop
  5. Add Diced Tomatillo, Cilantro, Green Onions and Chilis, Cumin, Salt, Pepper, and Sugar and Puree
  6. Pour 1 Cup of Salsa into bowl and add Heavy Cream. Stir
  7. Pour Creamy Tomatillo Sauce over Taquitos and add Mozzarella Cheese
  8. Bake at 400 Degrees for 12 minutes

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 488 Total Fat: 24g Saturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 14g Cholesterol: 40mg Sodium: 811mg Carbohydrates: 55g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 11g Protein: 16g

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