Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Chicken Bacon and Cream Cheese Taquitos

Ever in the mood for some good 'fried food?  These are fun because they are small and fun to eat.  The star of this dish is the avacado dipping sauce! Pass me a spoon!  I could eat it alone! (But I didn't)


Chicken, Bacon and Cream Cheese Taquitos


Ingredients:

6 slices bacon, chopped
4 oz cream cheese, softened
2 cans of chicken (yes, cans)
Water
Tortillas
Vegetable Oil (Canola oil works too)
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and cut up
1/4 cup mayonaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 Tablespoon milk
1 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
dash of dried dill weed
dash of Garlic powder
dash of black pepper

Directions: 

TAQUITOS
Cook bacon until crisp.  Drain and chop.

Combine bacon, cream cheese and chicken in a small bowl. 

Cut each tortilla to smaller circles that are about 3 inches in diameter.  Spoon some of the filling of the chicken mixture into the center of each tortilla.  

Roll and secure closed with a toothpick. 

Heat oil in a heay saucepan to a depth of about 3 inches to 350º

Add the taquitos to the oil in batches and cook until well browned on all sides.  Remove and drain on paper towels.

AVOCADO SAUCE
Mash avocado.  Mix with mayonaise, sour cream, milk, vinegar, salt, parsley, onion powder, dill, garlic and pepper. 

Serve with taquitos for dipping. 


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