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Chicken Flautas

These crispy chicken flautas are the perfect starter to serve on taco night! Creamy seasoned chicken rolled in corn tortillas and deep fried.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 256kcal


  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 tbsp cilantro
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • corn tortillas
  • oil for frying


  • Drizzle olive oil on both sides of the chicken and then season with poultry seasoning, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper on both sides.
  • Grill chicken over medium-high heat for about 5-6 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Using two forks, shred the chicken and then set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, jalapeños, green onions, and cilantro.
  • Add the shredded chicken to the cream cheese mixture and check for seasoning.
  • Microwave the corn tortillas for a couple of seconds.
  • Spoon about 2 tbsp of the chicken mixture on the corn tortilla and roll them up.
  • Fry the flats seam side down for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!



Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 201mg | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 0.9mg