Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chicken Taquitos

with Lettuce, Monterey Jack & Chipotle Sauce

  • 45 min
Family Friendly
Spicy
Poultry
Relax your senses with the warming aromas of this South Western inspired dish. Served with crispy sweet potato chips and guac, our taquitos are filled with chicken, black beans, chipotle sauce, and a whole lot of other good flavours!

Allergens: Sesame, Dairy product, Gluten, Soy, Wheat
Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

Ingredients

4 tbsp
Olive Oil (not included)
1/2
Red Onion(s)
1
Sweet Potatoe(s)
6
Chicken Drumstick(s)
199 ml
Black Beans
4
Tortilla(s)
1
Green Onion(s)
2 tbsp
Chipotle Sauce
40 g
Monterey Jack
2 oz
Guacamole
2 leave(s)
Green Leaf Lettuce
1 tbsp
Mexican Zapata Spice
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
1450 kcal
Total fat
75 g
Saturated Fat
17 g
Sodium
1 g
Total Carbohydrate
116 g
Fiber
15 g
Sugar
21 g
Proteins
74 g

Instructions

Prepare chicken
1

Prepare and cook the chicken

Preheat oven to 400°F

Season chicken drumsticks with salt and pepper. Place drumsticks on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, drizzle with 1 Tbsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.) and bake for 25 min.

Prepare vegetables
2

Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the ingredients

Slice red and green onions.

Rinse and drain the black beans.

Thinly slice sweet potato (use a mandolin if available).

Finely chop the lettuce.

Prepare sweet potatoes
3

Cook the potatoes

Remove chicken from the oven. Once cooled (5mins), shred the meat using hands or a fork. Set aside.

Place sweet potato slices on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and drizzle with 1 Tbsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.), salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 min or until crispy.

Fry ingredients
4

Start the taquitos filling

In a saucepan over medium heat, sweat red onion for 3-5 min in 1 Tbsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.). Add black beans and shredded chicken and salt and pepper to taste. Add Zapata spice mix and chipotle sauce and cook for 2 min more.

Prepare taquitos
5

Roll the taquitos

Fill the tortillas with the chicken mixture, lettuce, some sweet potato and 1/2 of the cheese. Roll the tortillas into taquitos.

Fry taquitos
6

Cook the taquitos and serve

Heat 1 Tbsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.) in the same pan over medium-high heat. Cook the taquitos in the oil about 2 min per side.

Serve on plates garnished with remaining cheese and green onion. Serve with remaining sweet potato chips.