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Taco Chicken Rolls Recipe
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Taco Chicken Rolls Recipe

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"I always keep the ingredients for this tender flavorful chicken on hand," writes Kara De la vega of Suisun City, California. "The cheese-stuffed rolls are nice with a green salad or plate of fresh vegetables and Spanish rice."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely crushed cheese flavored crackers
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into six 2-inch x 1/2-inch sticks
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 283 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish, combine the cracker crumbs and taco seasoning; set aside. Flatten chicken between two sheets of waxed paper to 1/4-in. thickness. Place a cheese stick and about 1 tablespoon of chilies on each piece of chicken. Tuck ends of chicken in and roll up; secure with a toothpick.
  2. Coat chicken with crumb mixture. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove toothpicks. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Taco Chicken Rolls in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 283 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

Very easy and delicious. I used goldfish crackers for the breading. We'll be making this one again!

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

used rotel chilies and tomatoes. worked out fine.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2010

Great flavor, a repeat recipie. The chilies with the cheese makes it fabulous. Very easy & quick. Ive also used Doritos when I dont have cheese crackers.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2010

Very good AWESOME flavor! The chillies and cheese in the center make it top notch and a very pleasant surprise!! Will definitely continue to make again and again.

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2010

Yummy and very easy to make.

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