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Chicken Tinga Taquitos

Makes 8 taquitos

Chicken Tinga Taquitos

Makes 8 taquitos

These rolled corn tortillas are filled with smoky shredded chicken and AirFried to crispy perfection.

Nutritional information per serving (based on ½ taquito):Calories 522 (59% from fat)
carb. 9g
pro. 43g
fat 34g
sat. fat 22g chol. 107mg
sod. 2619mg
calc. 34mg
fiber 1g

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 1 medium white onion, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14.5-ounce) fire-roasted tomatoes
  • ¼ cup adobo sauce
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded leftover or rotisserie chicken
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • ½ cup shredded Oaxaca cheese
  • Olive oil for coating
  • Sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro, and crumbled
  • Cotija cheese, for garnish

Preparation

  1. 1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until translucent and softened,
  3. but not browned, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, adobo sauce,
  4. chipotle powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook until the
  5. spices are aromatic, 2 to 3 minutes longer. Add the shredded chicken
  6. and toss in the sauce. Cook until heated through.
  7. 2. Wrap the tortillas in a damp towel, and microwave for about
  8. 15 seconds. Keep them covered until using.
  9. 3. Place the first tortilla flat on your work surface. Place about 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture across the lower half of the tortilla.
  10. Sprinkle with some of the Oaxaca cheese, then tightly roll up the tortilla. Use a toothpick to secure the tortilla. Add to the basket and
  11. repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  12. 4. Once the taquitos are assembled and in the basket, brush with a thin
  13. coating of olive oil. Place the basket in the AirFryer. Select AirFry, and
  14. set the time to 8 minutes and the temperature to 350°F. Press Start/
  15. Stop.
  16. 5. When the taquitos are done cooking, remove them from the basket.
  17. Top with a drizzle of sour cream and a sprinkle of cilantro and cotija
  18. cheese.

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