Friday, September 21, 2012

Recipe Swap: Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Happy Friday and Recipe Swap reveal!

The theme for this swap is Blogger's Choice. I love looking for different recipes and was very pleased to me assigned the blog Simple Gourmet Cooking with Dawn. Dawn has a great blog with all different types of recipes. After debating between a few different choices I ultimately decided to make Creamy Taquitos, but her recipe for Sausage and Peppers in the Oven looked delicious as well!  Ron and I loved the simplicity of this meal and the delicious flavors! I added a little extra cheese and modified a few of the spices. Dawn is right when she says that this recipe is easy adapt depending on what you have one hand! These would taste great with extra cheese or perhaps a little shredded beef? Hope everyone has a lovely weekend! We are celebrating a few birthdays with family and are going out to dinner with Ron's parents tonight. A big thanks to Sarah for organizing the swap!
Check out the blog hop below of other great recipes!

4 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup salsa
1 Tbl freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
2 green onions, chopped (both the green and white parts)
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese (cheddar, pepper jack, etc. would also be good)
10-12 6-inch corn or flour tortillas (We used corn)
Cooking spray
Kosher salt

Preheat the oven to 425˚ F.  Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, salsa, lime juice, spices, cilantro, green onions, chicken and shredded cheese. Mix until well combined.

Briefly heat the tortillas in the microwave to make them soft enough to roll easily, about 20-30 seconds.  Place a tortilla on a work surface.  Spoon 2-3 tablespoons of the filling mixture down the middle of the tortilla.  Roll the tortilla up tightly around the filling.  Place seam-side down on a baking sheet.  Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling, spacing the assembled taquitos evenly on the baking sheet.  Lightly spray the tops of the taquitos with cooking spray and sprinkle with a pinch of kosher salt.

1 comment:

  1. So glad you liked these! They are a favorite in our house and the possibilities are endless!