Easy Chicken Flautas

Easy Chicken Flautas

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Rolled tacos; these are the best. I learned how to make them and my husband loved them.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 345
Preparation time: 30m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • oil for frying, or as needed
  • toothpicks


  • 1   Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; stir flour into butter until smooth. Add onion to flour-butter mixture; cook and stir until onion is softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Mix black olives, lemon juice, oil, paprika, black pepper, and salt into onion mixture; cook and stir until heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir chicken into mixture and remove skillet from heat and cover.
  • 2   Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan or deep-fryer.
  • 3   Fill tortillas with chicken mixture. Roll tortilla around filling and secure with a toothpick.
  • 4   Fry the rolled tortillas, working in batches, in the hot oil until browned, about 2 minutes. Transfer fried tortillas to a paper towel-lined plate using a slotted spoon or tongs.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.9g 29%
    Saturated Fat 6.0g  
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 367mg 15%
Potassium 131mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 31.4g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 12g 24%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 255IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 30mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 6mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 21mg  
Folate 70mcg