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Shredded Chicken Flautas

Shredded Chicken Flautas

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 1x


Three-ingredient Shredded Chicken Flautas made simply using flour tortillas, shredded chicken, and Mexican cheese; served with homemade avocado cream sauce.



For the Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce:

  • 2 Medium Avocados
  • 1 tbsp Pico De Gallo
  • 1/3 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Dash Red Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan Salt


For the flautas:

  1. Begin by following instructions for the Instant Pot (paid link) Whole Roasted Chicken recipe. Shred the chicken into pieces.
  2. Layer the flour tortilla with chicken then top off with shredded cheese. Roll each shell as tight as possible and use a toothpick to keep the ingredients in place.
  3. Pre-heat cooking pan to medium heat and coat pan with cooking oil. Remove the toothpick and fry on the folded side first to seal the ingredients. Cook for 2 -3 minutes on each side until golden brown then set to the side.

For the sauce:

  1. For the Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce, remove the shell and seed from the avocados then place it in a bowl. Add all sauce ingredients into the bowl then mix together until smooth.


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Comfort Food
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


  • Calories: 408
  • Sugar: 1.3g
  • Sodium: 577mg
  • Fat: 18.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.1g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Protein: 31.2g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg

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