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3 air fryer chicken taquitos in an air fryer basket

Air fryer Chicken Taquitos

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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 185kcal


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup salsa medium to hot
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • oil cooking spray


  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add oil.
  • Add onion and cook until soft and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook stirring for about 30 seconds.
  • Next, add green chiles and salsa, stir.
  • After that, add shredded chicken, Mexican cheese, beans, and corn. Season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir for about 3 minutes.
  • In a clean skillet heat tortillas in a skillet until soft and pliable.
  • Next, add about 3-4 tablespoons of the chicken mixture down the center of each corn tortilla. Fold over and roll into taquitos.
  • Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F.
  • Arrange the taquitos in a single layer in the air fryer basket, not touching, lightly spray with cooking oil.
  • Air fry until golden brown, 7 to 10 minutes. Turn over, spray again with oil, and air fry until crispy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream.



Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 138IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg