Cinco de mayo chicken flautas

Cinco De Mayo Chicken Flautas Recipe

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sherry monfils


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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20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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
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
corn tortillas
1 c
light sour cream
1 c
mexican style shredded cheese

How to Make Cinco de mayo chicken flautas


  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2Stir 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.
  • 3Spoon 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