Chicken Taquitos with an Avocado Salsa

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Chicken taquitos, tacos dorados de pollo, or chicken flautas? Whatever you call them, they are delicious. Growing up in California, I knew this dish as taquitos which means "little tacos."

16 taquitos
Avocado Salsa:
2 very ripe avocados
3 small tomatillos
6 sprigs of cilantro
1/4 white onion
1 clove garlic
juice of 2 limes
1 tsp. salt
Taquitos:
16 corn tortillas
1 1/4 lb boneless chicken breast
2 cups cooking oil
1/4 Mexican cream (crema)
3 ounces shredded queso fresco
16 toothpicks

Preparing the Salsa

  • Add all of the salsa ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth.
  • If the salsa is too thick add water 1 tablespoon at a time until you get the consistency...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
5879

Sodium
4268mg
177% DV

Fat
503g
774% DV

Protein
83g
167% DV

Carbs
252g
85% DV

Fiber
58g
234% DV