BEST MEXICAN TAQUITOS

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Ingredients:

For Filling:

  •   1 Cup,Chicken,cooked and shredded
  • 3 Tbsp Cream Cheese,softened
  • 1 Tbsp Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Mozzarella,shredded(or use Colby Jack/Monterey Jack Combo)
  • Salt as per need
  • 3 Tbsp Salsa
  • 1 tsp Pepper ground
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 Green Onions / Spring Onion,chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro
For Homemade Salsa:
  •  2 Medium Tomatoes,roughly chopped
  • 2 Small Jalapeno(Seeds and ribs removed)
  • 1/2 Red Onion,sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Cilantro
  • As per need Salt
  • 1/4 Red Bell Pepper,roughly chopped
  • 2 Garlic,cloves
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • OR
  • Storebought Salsa Jar
Extra:
  • 6 Mini/Small (6-Inch) Flour Tortillas/Corn Tortilla
  • Oil for frying

Direction :

  1. To make salsa,in a mixer grinder add all the ingredients mentioned for salsa and pulse them for few seconds but do not make watery paste.
  2. To make the filling, to a mixing bowl,add the chicken along with spices and toss well.
  3. Next add the sour cream,cream cheese,cheese,salsa and mix well.
  4. Place a mini tortilla,add the stuffing,spring onion and cilantro,roll tightly.
  5. Optionally keep it intact with a toothpick.
  6. In a shallow pan,add oil enough to cover the taquitos, and when its hot enough,slowly arrange taquitos and fry till crisp.
  7. Watch out for the taquitos as they cook very fast.
  8. Drain them on a kitchen tissue and serve hot with salsa.
  9. ENJOY !!

 

source:savorybitesrecipes.com

 

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