Rolled Chicken Tacos


Preparation info
  • 16

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

I think in my childhood we would simply have called these taquitos. By the later 1970s tortillas rolled into cylinders around a filling and deep-fried had become very popular with U.S. audiences under the name of flautas (“flutes”). I made them a lot in the El Paso business, and they are one of the most popular items at Zarela and in my catering business.

Flautas can be made with