Spicy Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups

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Linda Pulley

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@Linda619

I came across this recipe on a recipe blog website some time ago. Thankfully I wrote it down because I cant remember the site I got it from. When I made this I knew this was a keeper. Good for a snack or appetizer or any function.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
55 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1
    14 oz can of rotel diced tomatoes drained.
  • 12 oz
    soft cream cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese or monterey jack
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 3 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/4 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 6
    scallions with the white and green parts chopped
  • 8 large
    flour tortillas

How to Make Spicy Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups

Step-by-Step

  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt, half of the cumin, and 1 tsp of the chili powder. Add chicken to a large skillet with 1 cup of water. Cover and cook on medium high heat until cooked through. You can add more water if necessary. Once the chicken is cooked, cool and shred with 2 forks.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine cream cheese, drained tomatoes, cheese, remaining spices, garlic, cilantro, and scallions. Mix well; add cooled shredded chicken and stir together.
  3. Lay out tortillas and divide mixture evenly on the center of each. Spread into a thin layer leaving the edges clean. Roll each tortilla up tightly. Do not fold in the ends like you would a burrito but leave them free. Use a sharp knife and cut into 1 inch thick slices then transfer to a serving platter. Refrigerate until you serve.

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About Spicy Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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