Appetizer/ AZ Health Zone/ Dinner/ Side Dishes

Crispy Taquitos

Crispy Taquitos

AZ Health Zone
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Medium Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons


  • Ingredients
  • 2 cups pico de gallo
  • ½ cup cooked finely chopped chicken
  • ½ cup no salt added canned corn or frozen corn thawed
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • ¼ chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup shredded low sodium Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  • Directions
  • Wash hands thoroughly with warm water and soap. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  • Heat oven to 425° F. In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup pico de gallo, chicken, corn, green onion, bell pepper, and cheese.
  • Soften tortillas on the stovetop or in the microwave oven, and spoon a heaping tablespoon of filling onto the center of each tortilla. Roll up tightly and secure each with a toothpick.
  • Place rolled tortillas seam side down on a baking sheet and brush each lightly with oil. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned.
  • Place 3 taquitos on each plate and serve with remaining pico de gallo.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
calories, 352; Carbohydrate, 50 g; Protein, 13 g; Total Fat, 11 g; Saturated Fat, 3 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 29 mg; Fiber, 5 g; Total Sugars, 1 g; Sodium, 453 mg; Calcium, 113 mg; Folate, 4 mcg; Iron, 1 mg; Percent Calories from Fat, 28%.
Makes 4 servings, 3 taquitos each.
Keyword Bell Pepper, Cheese, Chicken, Corn Tortillas

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