How to make Chicken Taquitos - SK Khazana -

Tortillas rolls stuffed with chicken, baked beans, sweet corn and cheese

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breast boneless, Tortillas (तौरतिया )

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Taquitos - SK Khazana

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Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Taquitos - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chicken breast boneless grilled, cut into strips 1

  • Tortillas 8

  • Baked bean 1/2 cup

  • Sweet corn kernels blanched 1/2 cup

  • Coloured capsicums 1/2 cup

  • White sauce 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Jalapenos chopped 3-4

  • A pinch of mixed herbs

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil for greasing + drizzling

  • Salsa as required

  • Sour cream as required

  • Sprig of fresh coriander for garnish

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180˚C. Grease a baking dish with olive oil and set aside.

Step 2

To make the stuffing, take baked beans in a bowl, add sweet corn, coloured capsicums, chicken, white sauce, mozzarella cheese, processed cheese, jalapenos, mixed herbs and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Place a generous portion of the stuffing on each tortilla and roll it. Place it in the baking dish. Brush olive oil over all the rolls, keep the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes.

Step 4

Drizzle a little olive oil on the baked taquitos and spread salsa over them. Place a quennel of sour cream and garnish with a coriander sprig. Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.