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Chicken, Bacon and Cream Cheese Mini Taquitos | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Chicken, Bacon and Cream Cheese Mini Taquitos


  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 32 taquitos 1x

Description

The perfect football appetizer! Chicken, bacon and cream cheese are rolled in mini tortillas and then fried.


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Ingredients

Taquitos:

  • 1/3 pound bacon, chopped
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 12.5-oz. cans Swanson’s canned Premium Chicken Breast
  • 8 10-inch flour tortillas
  • oil, for frying

Avocado Ranch Guacamole:

  • ½ cup smashed, fresh avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  • 1½ teaspoons white vinegar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ⅛ teaspoon onion powder
  • dash dried dill weed
  • dash garlic powder
  • dash pepper

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and chicken.
  2. In a large skillet, fry the bacon until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon into the bowl with the cream cheese and chicken. Combine mixture well.
  3. Using a 3-inch circle cookie cutter, cut 4 smaller circles from each tortilla. Fill each tortilla with 2-3 teaspoons of the chicken mixture. Roll and secure with a toothpick. Refrigerate taquitos until ready to fry.
  4. Heat the oil in a fryer, or in a dutch oven to 350F. Fry the taquitos in batches until the tortilla is golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Remove toothpicks.
  5. To make the guacamole:
  6. Smash avocado. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Keep refrigerated.
  7. Serve taquitos with Avocado Ranch Guacamole.