Chicken Taquitos

  • 4 hours

  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Servings: 12



Crockpot Mexican Chicken

2-4 tablespoons TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce 1/4 cup water

1/4 cup salsa

1 (1.5 oz) packet taco seasoning

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt, to taste if necessary

Chicken Taquitos

1 1/2 cups shredded cheese, a combination of cheddar and monterey jack

12 La Banderita Corn Tortillas

Canola oil, for frying

Optional Toppings


Pico de Gallo


Sour cream or crema


La Banderita Crema - Mexican Style Cream Shredded lettuce Diced avocado Diced tomatoes Cilantro


Crockpot Mexican Chicken Directions

1. Grease crockpot with cooking spray. Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce, water, salsa, and taco seasoning.

3. Pour half of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared crockpot.

4. Place chicken breasts into crockpot.

5. Pour remaining sauce over chicken breasts.

6. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours.

7. Shred cooked chicken with two forks and set aside.

Taquito Directions

1. Heat about 1 inch of oil in a deep straight edged sauté pan to 350 degrees F. • Lay one tortilla onto a clean work surface.

2. Fill with 1 tablespoon shredded cheese and 2 tablespoons shredded chicken. • Roll to form the taquito, starting at the filled side. See video for visuals.

3. Use two toothpicks to secure the taquito along the seam.

4. Repeat with remaining taquitos.

5. Fry 4 taquitos at a time until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes. • Remove from oil and place on a paper towel to drain the oil.

6. Repeat with remaining taquitos.

7. Remove toothpicks and serve with optional toppings!

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