Chicken Lime Taquitos

These Chicken Lime Taquitos are absolutely to die for!!! They are not your ordinary taquitos.


These Chicken Lime Taquitos are absolutely to die for!!! They are not your ordinary taquitos.

These Chicken Lime Taquitos are absolutely to die for!!! They are not your ordinary taquitos.



Chicken Lime Taquitos

Chicken Lime Taquitos
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Category: Appetizer, Party Food, Sidedish
Cuisine: Mexican

These Chicken Lime Taquitos are absolutely to die for!!! They are not your ordinary taquitos.


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 lbs chicken breasts (or your preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic (or 3 garlic cloves)
  • 1/4 cup roasted red pepper, julienned
  • 1/3 cup pasilla chile, julienned (or 6 oz can green chiles)
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, julienned
  • 1/3 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 18 corn tortillas
  • oil (for frying)



  1. Combine first 5 ingredients for marinade.
  2. Marinate chicken in mixture for at least 2 hours.
  3. Drain chicken well and grill (I use stove top grill) until done. Allow to cool and shred into 1/8 inch by 3 inch pieces.
  4. Place chicken in bowl and sprinkle with salt and minced garlic. Mix well.
  5. Add red pepper, pasilla, onion, cheese and 1/2 ounce lime juice. Mix thoroughly.
  6. To assemble, warm tortilla on griddle until soft and pliable. If necessary, add a little oil to the pan to help soften the tortillas.
  7. Spoon 2 ounces of chicken filling over tortilla and roll tightly, securing with toothpick.
  8. Deep-fry in oil at 350ºF for 2 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  9. Drain well.
  10. Serve with guacamole, sour cream, and or salsa.

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