AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyBeginner
Citrus-Cilantro-Chicken-Flautas
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins
 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat
  cup chopped red onion plus additional for garnish (optional)
 2 tbsp chopped cilantro plus additional for garnish (optional)
 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 tsp lime zest
 1 tsp orange zest
 12 (6-inch) flour tortillas
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
 ½ cup quartered grape tomatoes
 ¼ cup crumbled queso fresco
1

In large bowl, stir chicken, onion, cilantro, orange juice, lime juice, lime zest and orange zest. Makes about 3 cups.

2

Place 1/4 cup chicken mixture on bottom half of each tortilla; tightly roll up tortillas around filling and place seam side down on rimmed baking pan.

3

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. In 3 batches, cook flautas, seam side down, 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once; transfer to large plate and keep warm. Makes 12 flautas.

4

Serves flautas topped with yogurt avocado, tomatoes, and queso fresco garnished with onion and cilantro, if desired.

Ingredients

 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat
  cup chopped red onion plus additional for garnish (optional)
 2 tbsp chopped cilantro plus additional for garnish (optional)
 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 tsp lime zest
 1 tsp orange zest
 12 (6-inch) flour tortillas
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
 ½ cup quartered grape tomatoes
 ¼ cup crumbled queso fresco

Directions

1

In large bowl, stir chicken, onion, cilantro, orange juice, lime juice, lime zest and orange zest. Makes about 3 cups.

2

Place 1/4 cup chicken mixture on bottom half of each tortilla; tightly roll up tortillas around filling and place seam side down on rimmed baking pan.

3

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. In 3 batches, cook flautas, seam side down, 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once; transfer to large plate and keep warm. Makes 12 flautas.

4

Serves flautas topped with yogurt avocado, tomatoes, and queso fresco garnished with onion and cilantro, if desired.

Citrus Cilantro Chicken Flautas
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