Air-Fried Honey-Lime Chicken Taquitos

Air-Fried Honey-Lime Chicken Taquitos

Serves 4


- Kowalski's Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spray
4 cloves garlic, finely minced
¼ cup Kowalski's Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1 tbsp. Kowalski's Pure Honey
¼ tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste
3 cups (approx.) shredded Kowalski's Signature Rotisserie Chicken
¼ cup freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
- freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
12 (4") corn tortillas
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- garnishes, to taste: Kowalski's Pico de Gallo, sour cream, shredded lettuce, Kowalski's Maxed Out Guacamole and lime wedges
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  1. Preheat an air fryer to 390°.
  2. Spray a small nonstick skillet with olive oil; heat over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 min.
  4. Add lime juice, honey and salt; increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low; simmer until sauce is slightly thickened (about 2 min.).
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine chicken and honey-lime sauce; toss to coat.
  7. Add cilantro; toss to combine.
  8. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Working in 3 batches, place a stack of tortillas between 2 damp paper towels; microwave until warm and pliable (20-30 sec.).
  10. Spray each tortilla on both sides with oil spray.
  11. Place 2 heaping spoonfuls of chicken and 1 spoonful of cheese in the middle of each tortilla; roll tightly into a cigar shape (secure with a toothpick, if needed).
  12. Working in 3 batches, place taquitos seam-side down in preheated air fryer; cook until dark golden and crispy on the edges (about 6 min. total), flipping taquitos once about halfway through.
  13. Serve with desired garnishes.


Find It!

  • Find shredded rotisserie chicken in the Deli Grab & Go Case.
  • Find Kowalski's Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice in the Produce Department.
  • Find Kowalski's Pico de Gallo and Maxed Out Guacamole in the Prepared Produce Section.

Good to Know: 

  • When made with flour tortillas instead of corn tortillas, these cigar-shaped tacos are called flautas. (A note about gluten: Flautas are not gluten free.)