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Chicken taquitos topped with crumbled blue cheese and green onion with a dish of blue cheese dip.

Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 203kcal
Author: Deanna
A spicy filling of chicken and cheese wrapped in a tortilla and air fried until crisp. These buffalo chicken taquitos are perfect as an appetizer or meal.
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Ingredients

  • 3 Cups cooked shredded chicken
  • ½ Cup cream cheese softened
  • Cup hot sauce like Frank's Red Hot
  • 1 ½ cups shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 3 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
  • 16 6-inch flour tortillas
  • olive oil spray

Optional Toppings

  • Blue cheese dressing
  • Crumbled blue cheese
  • Hot sauce
  • Sliced green onion

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken, cream cheese, hot sauce, monterey jack and crumbled blue cheese until well mixed.
  • Spoon 3-4 tablespoons of chicken mixture down the center of a tortilla and then roll up like a cigar.
  • Place the taquitos seam down in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Brush or spray the tops of the taquitos with a bit of olive oil.
  • Set the air fryer to 350°F and cook the taquitos for 10-12 mintues until crisp.
  • Serve with additional toppings if desired.

Notes

If you don't like blue cheese you can leave that out of the recipe.
You can use either flour or corn tortillas, or a flour/corn blend.  However, if you are using corn tortillas you will need to warm them first or they will crack while rolling. 

Nutrition

Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 206IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 1mg