Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Eat this chicken filled fried tortilla topped with salsa, sour cream and/or guacamole.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in saucepan and add water.
  2. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer about 20-25 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  3. Cool and use fork to pull chicken apart into long, thin shreds.
  4. In a bowl, stir together shredded chicken, cheese, chili peppers and cumin.
  5. For each flauta, spoon in 1/4 cup of chicken mixture down center of tortilla.
  6. Roll up tortilla tightly and secure with a toothpick.
  7. In a skillet, heat about 1/4 cup of oil and fry 3-4 rolled up tortillas about 3-4 minutes, turning until crisp and golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towel.
  9. Serve with favorite toppings, salsa, sour cream and guacamole.


Most Helpful

WOW....these were great! I followed the recipe and they were awesome!!! Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful recipe

tazzz70 July 16, 2008

I make these alot ! I add in onion, and I don't use chedder cheese I use 1/2 cup pepper jack and 1/2 cup chihuha cheese and it comes out great

Heidi Borman May 28, 2008

This recipe was very helpful in my Spanish class for our dia de los muertos festival. I deep fried them and served them with salsa and sour cream. Everyone loved them!

Rachelle&Daniel November 02, 2006

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