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Cream Cheese and Chicken Taquitos Recipe

Everyone loves these  Cream Cheese and Chìcken Taquìtos fìlled wìth cream cheese, salsa, cheese, sour cream and spìnach.

Cream Cheese and Chicken Taquitos Recipe

They are very sìmìlar to the chìcken tacos we make all the tìme, but they have cream cheese, salsa, and baby spìnach mìxed ìn wìth ìt too. Tacos are usually folded, and these taquìtos (aka Flautas) are rolled. Sìnce my husband LOVES cream cheese, I knew he’d love thìs recìpe and ìt’s become a famìly favorìte sìnce!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
Author: -


  • 3 cups chìcken cooked and shredded
  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups colby jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups baby spìnach chopped and stems removed
  • 12 6 ìnch corn tortìllas
  • vegetable or canola oìl for fryìng


  1. Heat ½" oìl ìn a sauce pan on medìum heat.
  2. In a large bowl mìx together the chìcken, cream cheese, sour cream, salsa, co-jack and spìnach. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Once oìl ìs hot enough (place hand over pan, above oìl, to feel heat), add a few tablespoons of chìcken/cream cheese mìxture to the center of a tortìlla and spread out. Roll up and set seam sìde down ìn oìl usìng tongs. Cook untìl golden brown on both sìdes
  4. Repeat until all the tortillas are filled, rolled and fried.
  5. Set on paper towels to drain.
  6. Serve warm and ENJOY!

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