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5 Ingredient Chicken and Black Bean Taquitos

Course Appetizers
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword black beans, taquitos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 18 Taquitos, Serves 6

Equipment

  • YORLFE Silicone Baking Mat Set, 2 Pack Non-Stick Silicon Liner for Bake Pans & Rolling with Measurements, Heat Resistant Cookie Sheets for Macaroon/Pastry, 16" x 11.5", Brown)
  • Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick 21 x 15-Inch Mega Baking Pan
  • "Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet with Scrub Brush- 10.25 inches Cast Iron Frying Pan With 10 inch Bristle Brush "
  • Bakers Joy Cake Pan Spray 2 Pack

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded Chicken
  • 1 15.25 oz can Black beans rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup Mexican cheese blend
  • ½ cup of your favorite Salsa
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions

Baking Method:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl combine chicken, beans, cheese, and salsa.
  • Warm 18 corn tortillas in the microwave according to package instructions.
  • Fill each with ¼ cup filling, roll tightly, and place seam down on the baking sheet. Lightly brush each taquito with vegetable oil.
  • Bake 22 to 25 minutes.

Frying Method:

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl combine chicken, beans, cheese, and salsa.
  • Warm 18 corn tortillas in the microwave according to package instructions.
  • Fill each with ¼ cup filling and roll tightly.
  • Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to the skillet and wait about a minute until the oil is hot. Add 6 taquitos to the skillet, seam side down. Cook for a few minutes on each side, until each side is brown in crispy.
  • Transfer cooked taquitos to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Repeat the process 3 more times until all the taquitos are cooked, adding about 1/2 tablespoon oil to the skillet each time.