lattice chicken pot pie
Mexican street corn pasta
chicken Ghiveci
creamy chicken tortilla soup, jalapeno jack popovers
butter basted ribeyes, twice baked potatoes, broccoli
brisket tacos, pinto beans
pork souvlaki, naan

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Creamy Mango Chicken Taquitos

Creamy Mango Chicken Taquitos
One of my best friends was recently diagnosed with a mango allergy after enjoying champagne with mango sorbet at a brunch. Of course her diagnosis made me crave mango like crazy! Interestingly enough, I first made pulled mango chicken sandwiches with a bottle of Mango Ginger Sauce that she had brought me from a vacation she took to the Caymans.  I decided to change up that recipe to make a taquito for Miss F and I to snack on.  She was a huge fan, as was I. 
Creamy Mango Chicken Taquitos

½ onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
½ cup chicken broth
½ cup mango nectar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon mango ginger sauce
1 teaspoon cumin
1 eight ounce package of cream cheese, softened
1 mango, chopped
12 tortillas

Add the onion and garlic to the bottom of the crockpot. Lay the chicken overtop. In a small bowl, whisk together the broth, nectar, oil, mango ginger sauce and cumin. Pour the broth mixture over the chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Remove the chicken from the crockpot and shred with two forks. Stir the cream cheese and mango with the chicken.

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Spoon ¼ cup of the chicken mango mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up the tortilla and place seam side down on a greased cookie sheet. Spray the prepared taquitos with cooking spray, bake for 10 minutes. Flip over the taquitos and bake for 5 minutes more. Serve.
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What's Cookin Chicago said...

It's great seeing mango incorporated in savory dishes this time of year. I love the idea of putting them in taquitos for a tropical spin. The pulled mango chicken sandwiches sound fantastic too!

Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie said...

Oh goodness, I made a mango cream cheese chicken quesadilla awhile back and it was amazing, so I bet these are just as good!

Happy Valley Chow said...

Oh man those look delicious! Definitely a great recipe, perfect for a Mexican night. Feel free to stop by my link party and share your Facebook Page!

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Mr. & Mrs. P said...

Mrs. P favorite.. SHe can live on taquitos!

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