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Flautas (known as taquitos in the U.S.) Recipe

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This recipe for Flautas (known as taquitos in the U.S.), by , is from The Baldwin, McDonald, Kintz Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hannia Bejarano
Added: Monday, September 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 12 corn tortillas
- 2 cups shredded chicken (you may substitute shredded chicken with beef, cheese, beans, etc)
- Corn oil
- Guacamole dressing, shredded lettuce, tomato slices for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
1. Warm up corn tortillas in a flat pan/ skillet or the microwave, so that they will become soft and won't break. If you microwave them, wrap them in a moist towel/paper towel for 30 seconds, if you warm them at the stovetop, make the pan hot and flip tortillas until they are bendable. You can add a little of water to a lid so as to retain/ add moisture.
2. Make a straight line with your shredded chicken and wrap as tightly as possible, hold in place with a toothpick
3. Set flautas (flutes, or tightly wrapped tacos) in a pan with warm oil. Leave until underside is crispy, then flip.
4. Garnish with guacamole dressing, shredded lettuce, and tomato slices.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Preparation time does not include cooking/ shredding the chicken. These are usually a hit even with picky people! :) Super easy to make!

 

 

 

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