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TASTY "CHICKEN" TAQUITOS

TASTY "CHICKEN" TAQUITOS
TASTY "CHICKEN" TAQUITOS

Taquitos! Mexico’s answer to the spring roll - they’re the envy-inducing snack that makes for perfect party fodder. We’ve baked these instead of deep frying to keep it a little healthier, and they stay fresher for longer 😋

These crispy little rolls of flavour were so tasty, and you could serve them to a meat eater and they would never know the difference. They’re perfect served with a few dips, check out our video on how to make Guacamole and Pico de Gallo!

Ingredients
Method

Ingredients

Taquitos

  • 400g king oyster mushrooms
  • 100g dairy free cheese
  • 10 small corn tortillas

Marinade

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp hot chilli powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Method

  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 180*C | 2 baking trays lined with parchment paper | Mixing bowl


    First, prepare the “chicken” | Cut the caps off the mushrooms and finely slice | Shred the stems of the mushrooms with two forks - the stems should resemble pulled chicken when you’ve finished

    Now, prepare the marinade and flavour your mushrooms | Put all the marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir to combine | Add the mushrooms to the bowl and stir until well covered | Pour the mushrooms out on a baking tray, making sure the shreds are evenly spaced | Put the tray in the oven and roast for 15 minutes | Take the tray out of the oven and let the mushrooms cool down to room temperature

    Now, roll and bake the taquitos | Grate the dairy free cheese | Lay one tortilla out on the kitchen surface | Place a heaped tablespoon of the mushrooms at the base of the tortilla, sprinkle over some dairy free cheese and tightly roll it up into a tight, cigar-shaped tube | Put the taquito on the baking sheet | Repeat this process until all the mushrooms have been used | Brush the taquitos lightly with olive oil, put the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway

    Time to serve! | Take the taquitos out of the oven and serve immediately with the guacamole and pico de gallo