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Flautas (Flutes)


So named because they are long and thin like flutes, these flautas are a tasty chicken mixture in a crispy tortilla shell. Flautas are one of the most famous finger foods in Mexican cuisine.



  1. Cover chicken with water and add one whole garlic clove. Boil until tender. Bone the chicken.
  2. In a frying pan, heat the oil. Quickly dip corn tortillas in hot oil and set aside.
  3. Remove all but 2 tablespoons oil from frying pan. Sauté boned chicken with onion and one minced garlic clove. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place 2 to 3 tablespoons chicken mixture on each tortilla and roll up, leaving the ends open. Secure with a wooden pick. Fry until crisp.
  5. Top with guacamole and shredded cheese and serve with sour cream on the side for dipping.


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