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A healthy baked version of a Mexican favorite.
Preheat oven to 450 F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil, and spray foil with cooking spray.
Cut tortillas in half and set them aside.
In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat add oil, onions and garlic. Let the mixture bloom for 3 minutes. Add in green chilies, the pre-cooked chicken, chicken stock, cumin and garlic salt. Let the mixture simmer 10 minutes. Add a little more stock if the mixture looks dry. Toss in spinach and cook just until it’s wilted. Remove skillet from heat and assemble taquitos.
Grab a tortilla half. Spread about 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture on the center/cut end of the tortilla, top it with a handful of cheese. Roll up the taquito tightly, starting from the filling end, and place it on the baking sheet, seam side down. Continue with remaining tortillas and filling.
Bake for 7 minutes. Flip taquitos over and bake 7 minutes more until crispy. Turn on the broiler if desired at the end to crisp them up a bit more. Yeah, do it.
Serve with salsa and guacamole. Garnish it with cilantro and enjoy!
These spicy, satisfying tacos are always a major crowd-pleaser. And they’re incredibly simple to whip up!
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