Deep-Fried Chicken Flautas with Refried Beans and Green Salsa

Deep-Fried Chicken Flautas with Refried Beans and Green Salsa

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Step 1 Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the chicken. Drain and shred.
Step 2 Add a teaspoon of cooking oil to a large skillet and sauté the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
Step 3 Add the tomato, cook for 1 more minute and incorporate the shredded chicken. Stir well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Step 4 Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Step 5 Fill each tortilla with a scoop of chicken filling and roll tightly. Use toothpicks to keep the rolled tortillas tight.
Step 6 Heat cooking oil in a deep skillet or saucepan, Alternatively, use a deep fryer or an air-fryer.
Step 7 Fry the flautas until crispy. Pat dry with a paper towel and serve three on each plate.
Step 8 Drizzle with sour cream, sprinkle with cheese, and top with lettuce and jalapeño slices.
Step 9 Drizzle with Salsa Verde La Costeña and enjoy!



  • Used pulled pork instead of chicken for different results.  
  • Top with La Costeña Nopalitos for a more colorful dish. 


  • Calories: 579 


  • 1.5 lb. shredded chicken breast
  • 1/2 white onion, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, finely diced
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup queso fresco or grated cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 can sliced jalapeños La Costeña
  • 1 jar Salsa Verde La Costeña
  • Cooking oil as needed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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