Jump to Recipe Baked Chicken Taquitos – Corn tortillas filled with seasoned chicken and cheese, then baked to crispy perfection! Serve with salsa or guacamole for dipping. Air Fryer Instructions included too! Taquitos are kind of the perfect food in my opinion. They are loaded with whatever ingredients you like, then they get nice and crispy, and you get to dip them in guacamole or salsa! This version is filled with seasoned chicken and a little bit of cheese, and could not be easier to make! Most of the time taquitos are fried in oil, so they get super crispy and delicious but are a little on the unhealthy side. These on the other hand are baked, so they still get crispy just without the guilt. And if you have an air fryer, you can put them in there and they get even crispier! What you fill them with is kind of up to you, there are lots of options. I use Instant Pot Salsa Chicken whenever I make them, so the chicken has lots of flavor and makes them extra delicious. What In Chicken Taquitos Corn Tortillas Chicken Breasts Vegetable Oil Taco Seasoning Salsa Cheddar Cheese How Do You Make Baked Chicken Taquitos Make the filling by putting the chicken, taco seasoning, and salsa into the Instant Pot and cooking for 12 minutes. Once it is cooked, shred the chicken and add back to the pot with the salsa to get it evenly coated. Next you want to heat your tortillas. Corn tortillas fall apart unless you get them nice and warm. Wrap them in a towel and microwave for a minute. Assemble the taquitos by putting about 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture into the center of a tortilla and topping with a little cheese. Roll them up and place them on a baking tray. Brush them with a little bit of vegetable oil and put them in the oven for 15-20 minutes until they are golden brown and crispy. Can I Fry Them Instead? Absolutely, you can heat a heavy bottom pot with about 1 inch of vegetable oil to 360º F. Add the taquitos and fry on each side for about 2 minutes until golden brown. Can I Use The Air Fryer? Yep, that works great! Place a single layer in the basket of the air fryer and cook on 400º for about 5-6 minutes per side. What Dips Should I Serve With Taquitos Homemade Guacamole Restaurant Style Salsa White Queso Dip What Goes With Chicken Taquitos Mexican Rice Refried Beans Black Beans Baked Taquitos are so versatile you can really fill them with just about anything. If you have leftover pulled pork, it makes a great filling. Or you can make them vegetarian with beans and cheese. The possibilities are endless, so get creative! More Mexican Recipes Frito Pie Crunchwrap Supreme Mexican Pizza Baja Shrimp Tacos Easy Chicken Fajitas Chicken Tostadas Continue to Content I created a fun group on Facebook, and I would love for you to join us! It’s a place where you can share YOUR favorite recipes, ask questions, and see what’s new at Dinners, Dishes and Desserts (so that you never miss a new recipe)! If you’d like to check it out, you can request to join HERE. Be sure to follow me on Instagram and tag #dinnersdishes so I can see all the wonderful DINNERS, DISHES, AND DESSERTS recipes YOU make! Connect with Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts! Be sure to follow me on my social media, so you never miss a post! Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram Author Recent Posts OTHER RECIPES YOU MIGHT LIKE: Stay ConnectedSignup for all the new recipes to be sent to your inbox on Saturday morning! SUBSCRIBE! You have Successfully Subscribed!