Creamy Chicken Baked Flautas

I have seen a few different creamy chicken flautas on the web lately and they inspired me to try my own version. I wanted to keep it flavorful while keeping it slightly healthy. They turned out really delicious! I loved that these flautas used up the extra Southwestern Roasted Chicken and cream cheese I had in the refrigerator. They were crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside and they tasted fantastic dipped in the Cilantro and Lime Sour Cream.

Creamy Chicken Baked Flautas:
Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net
 
  • 2 cups of roasted chicken, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp sweet yellow onion, diced
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tbsp cream cheese (I used 1/3 fat)
  • 3 tbsp Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded (I used lower fat)
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Cooking spray

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil.

Combine the chicken, onion, cilantro, cream cheese, Monterey Jack, coriander, oregano, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Mix until well combined.

Wrap flour tortillas in wet paper towels and microwave them for 1 minute or until soft.

Place a bit chicken mixture down the center of the tortilla; roll. Place, seam side down, on a tinfoil lined baking sheet that’s been coated with cooking spray. Finish rolling the rest of the flautas, then spray each of them with cooking spray.

Place into the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes then turn over and cook for an additional 5-6 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

 

Dips:


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9 Responses to “Creamy Chicken Baked Flautas”

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    Jen — May 25, 2011 @ 2:22 pm

    Delicious and so simple to make. I accidentally added diced yellow PEPPER before I realized it said onion (which I also added) – it was a nice accidental addition! Thanks for a great meal!

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    marilyn Fernandez — January 15, 2012 @ 5:44 am

    Love this recipe!! The cream cheese added the perfect touch!

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    Cup of Coffee — February 20, 2012 @ 4:26 pm

    This is one of the best dinners I have made from a recipe that I found through Pinterest! The was so easy to make and yummy! The cilantro and lime sour cream dipping sauce suggested in the recipe is wonderful with this! However, I used plain Greek yogurt in place of the sour cream. I will make this again!!

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    Ana — April 11, 2012 @ 10:51 pm

    OMG! is all i can say =D this is by far the best flautas ive ever had!!! thanks so much for sharing this recipe. It was a HIT with my family not to mention healthy!! its def going in my cook book and will make it again!

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    Susan Bradshaw — May 18, 2012 @ 6:14 pm

    I’m making these (for a crowd) for the second time…they are GREAT and easy to make!!

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    Liz — October 11, 2012 @ 10:22 pm

    These are SOOO delicious!! Don’t skip the cilantro-like sour cream!!! Great recipe!

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    Liz — January 19, 2013 @ 4:34 pm

    These turned out so good! I added 1/4 tsp of cumin and instead of cooking spray on the top I brushed a mixture of olive oil and cayenne pepper for an extra kick!

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