I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Chicken Taquitos

Super simple to make and very tasty.    Serve with some Mexican rice & some black beans.  Dip them in sour cream or guacamole.

(serves 3)

*1/3 cup cream cheese
*1/4 cup green or red salsa (i use homemade)
*1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
*1/2 teaspoon cumin (use gluten free if needed)
*teaspoon chili powder
*1/2 teaspoon onion powder
*1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
*1 teaspoon dried cilantro
*2 tablespoon green onions, sliced.
*2 cups chicken, cooked & shredded
*1 cup pepperjack cheese, grated
*6 small corn tortillas
*1 tablespoon kosher salt

~Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
~LIne a baking pan with aluminum foil and spay with a cooking spray.
~Heat cream cheese in the microwave oven in a microwave safe bowl for about 25-30 seconds.
~Add salsa, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, dried cilantro & garlic powder.
~Stir until well mixed.
~Add green onions, chicken & cheese.
~Mix well.
~Heat up a couple tortillas in the microwave, just enough to make them pliable (I put a damp towel over them when doing this).
~Place 3 tablespoons of chicken mixture on down the center of the tortilla.
~Roll & put seam side down on prepared pan.
~Spray tops with cooking spray.
~Sprinkle kosher salt over tortillas.
~Bake for 20 minutes or until crisp.

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