Bring finger foods to the next level with this Flautas appetizer recipe. Bursting with flavorful chicken and tomatoes in a crispy tortilla shell you won’t be able to keep your hands—or mouth—of these.

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 25 min


  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Knorr® Tomato Bouillon with Chicken flavor Cube(s)
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil o lard
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • additional vegetable oil or lard for frying flautas


  1. Broil tomatoes about 8 minutes or until charred and well softened, turning occasionally. Remove skin from tomatoes. Process peeled tomatoes, onion, garlic and Knorr ® Tomato Bouillon with Chicken Flavor Cubes in blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add tomato mixture and shredded chicken and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Heat 1-inch oil in large deep sided skillet over medium-high heat. Fry each tortilla about 10 seconds to soften; drain on paper towels. Divide chicken mixture between tortillas, roll up and secure each with a toothpick.
  4. Fry flautas in batches in same skillet about 2 minutes or until crisp, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve, if desired, with guacamole and drizzle with Mexican crema or sour cream.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size per serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size per serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g