Jalapeno Poppers Chicken Taquitos

here’s the full recipe for Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos:


2 shredded chicken breasts
1 1/2 cups shredded cheese
2 jalapeños, whole, then cut in half and deseeded
8 oz cream cheese, softened
5 pieces cooked and crumbled bacon
20 fajita-sized tortillas
Vegetable oil


Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, shredded cheese, softened cream cheese, crumbled bacon, and diced jalapeños. Mix everything together until well combined.
Take a fajita-sized tortilla and spoon a couple of tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto it. Roll the tortilla tightly, making sure to tuck in the ends as you roll.
Place the rolled taquito seam side down in a casserole dish. Repeat this process with the remaining tortillas and chicken mixture, arranging them in the dish without touching.
In a small bowl, pour some vegetable oil. Use a pastry brush to lightly brush each taquito with oil, ensuring they are evenly coated.
Place the casserole dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or until the taquitos are golden brown and crispy.
Once done, remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Serve the Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos with your favorite dipping sauce, such as salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.
Enjoy your delicious and spicy chicken taquitos with a jalapeño popper twist!

Here are some popular questions and their answers related to Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos:

What are Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos?
Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos are a delicious and spicy twist on traditional taquitos. They are made with shredded chicken, cream cheese, shredded cheese, diced jalapeños, and crumbled bacon, all rolled up in fajita-sized tortillas and baked until golden brown and crispy.

How spicy are Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos?
The spiciness of Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos can vary depending on the amount of jalapeños used and whether or not the seeds and membranes are removed. Typically, they have a moderate level of heat from the jalapeños, but you can adjust the spiciness to your preference by adding more or fewer jalapeños.

Can I make Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare the Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator before baking. Simply assemble the taquitos as instructed, then cover the casserole dish with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and refrigerate until ready to bake. When you’re ready to serve, just brush them with oil and bake according to the recipe instructions.

What can I serve with Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos?
Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos are delicious on their own but can be served with a variety of dipping sauces for extra flavor. Some popular options include salsa, guacamole, sour cream, or ranch dressing. You can also serve them with a side of Mexican rice, refried beans, or a simple salad for a complete meal.

Can I freeze Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos?
Yes, Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos can be frozen for later enjoyment. After baking, let them cool completely, then arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet and place them in the freezer until firm. Once frozen, transfer the taquitos to a freezer-safe container or bag, making sure to separate them with parchment paper to prevent sticking. To reheat, bake the frozen taquitos in a preheated oven until heated through.
Enjoy making and serving your Jalapeño Poppers Chicken Taquitos!

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