Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

easy chicken flautas

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Martha Price
San Jose, CA

If you have leftover chicken, these flautas are a snap to make! They taste so good, and the ingredients can be varied to suit your taste. They are baked instead of fried, but still turn out crispy. I like to serve them with sour cream, salsa and guacamole for dipping. Try them, you'll like them!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy chicken flautas

  • 1 and 1/2 c
    leftover cooked chicken, shredded
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1/3 c
    your favorite salsa
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 - 12
    flour tortillas (the smaller soft taco size)
  • salsa, sour cream, and/or guacamole for dipping (optional)

How To Make easy chicken flautas

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Combine chicken, cream cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, salsa, cumin, chili powder and salt and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Mix together well.
  • 3
    Evenly distribute chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll each filled tortilla up tightly.
  • 4
    Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • 5
    Placed rolled tortillas evenly spaced on baking sheet, seam-side down. Spray tortillas generously with cooking spray.
  • 6
    Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, or until tortillas become golden brown.