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Easy Baked Chicken Taquitos

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With just a few ingredients, you can have a meal of these easy baked chicken taquitos. A savory chicken and cheese filling is rolled inside hearty corn tortillas.

Now you could always fry these, but these are baked in the oven. Just give them a spray with non-stick cooking spray before placing them in the oven.

Easy Baked CHicken Taquitos | realmomkitchen.com

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Easy Baked Chicken Taquitos | realmomkitchen.com

Easy Baked Chicken Taquitos

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 12 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced (or 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a small pan, place the diced onion and canola oil. Cook over medium heat until the onions are tender and translucent.
  3. Mix in the chicken and taco seasoning. Remove from heat and allow to cool to the touch. Mix in the shredded cheese.
  4. Place about 3 Tbsp of meat in the center of the tortilla across the tortilla.
  5. Fold the tortilla in half over the meat, then roll tightly.
  6. Repeat with all 12 tortillas.
  7. Place taquitos on a baking sheet and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 425 degrees, or until lightly browned. Serves 6.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: chicken
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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Recipe is adapted from Nerdy Mama.

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