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Authentic Chicken Taquitos Recipe

This authentic chicken taquitos recipe is perfect for a quick and delicious snack or a family meal. Packed with flavor and easy to make in your toaster oven, they’re a surefire hit!

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 taquitos 1x


Units Scale
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa (choose your favorite)
  • 12 small corn tortillas
  • Cooking spray or oil for brushing
  • Sour cream, guacamole, and extra salsa for serving


  1. Preheat your toaster oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the shredded chicken, cheese, and salsa.

  3. Warm the tortillas in a microwave or on a stovetop to make them more pliable.

  4. Place a spoonful of the chicken mixture on the edge of each tortilla, roll them up tightly, and place them seam-side down on a baking tray.

  5. Brush the tops of the taquitos with a bit of oil or spray with cooking spray.

  6. Bake in the preheated toaster oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the taquitos are golden and crispy.

  7. Serve hot with sour cream, guacamole, and extra salsa on the side. Enjoy!


  • This recipe is flexible; feel free to substitute the chicken with shredded beef, pork, or a vegetarian option like beans or roasted veggies.
  • If the taquitos try to unroll before you bake them, use a toothpick to hold them together.
  • Author: Jay
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Snack, Meal
  • Method: Toaster Oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Chicken Taquitos, Toaster Oven Recipe

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