Chicken Taquitos

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Crisp fried tortillas filled with shredded chicken then topped with a warm salsa made of tomatoes, onion, chiles, and cilantro.
Recipe By: Cacique, producers of Mexican cheeses and dairy products
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  • Serves 6

Ingredients

    • 12 ounces Cacique brand Cotija cheese, crumbled
    • 3 pounds cooked chicken, shredded
    • 24 corn tortillas
  • Warm Tomato Salsa:
    • 8 Roma tomatoes -- diced
    • 1 onion diced
    • 1 1/2 cups cilantro -- chopped
    • 1 serrano pepper -- minced
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 5 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

Mix 3/4 cup of the Cotija cheese with the shredded chicken. Fill and roll the tortillas with the chicken and hold closed with a toothpick. Deep fry until crisp and drain. Top with the warm tomato salsa and serve topped with the crumbled
Cotija cheese.

Warm Tomato Salsa:
Mix all ingredients and quickly sauté.

Additional Notes

salt and pepper -- to taste
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