Cinco de mayo chicken flautas

Cinco De Mayo Chicken Flautas

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I made these from a recipe that called for a lot more instruction, so I made it easier to make. These are great w/ some rice and beans, or alone w/ a salad. My family loves these!

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    plus 2 tbsp vegeatble oil
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce, no-salt added
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 c
    cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro, optional. i personally don't like it but others do.
  • ·
    goya adobo w/ pepper to taste
  • 16
    corn tortillas
  • 1 c
    light sour cream
  • 1 c
    mexican style shredded cheese

How to Make Cinco de mayo chicken flautas

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 200. Heat 2 tbsp oil in skillet over med-high heat. add onions and garlic, cook until soft. Add tomato sauce and water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low, simmer, stirring until thickened a little.
  2. Stir in chicken and cilantro if using. Stir to coat chicken. Season w/ adobo. Remove from heat.
    Heat remaining oil on med-high heat. Cook tortillas until soft, not crisp, about 5 mins. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Spoon 1-1/2 tbsp chicken mix into center of each tortilla, roll tightly, secure w/ toothpicks. Add plautas, seam side down in skillet. Cook a few at a time. Cook, flipping over occasioanlly until crispy. Place in pan in oven to keep warm. Cook remaining flautas in oil in skillet. Serve topped w/ some sour cream and a sprinkling of cheese.

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About Cinco de mayo chicken flautas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Latin American




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