Chicken Flautas with Strawberry Pico de Gallo

Chicken flautas are one of the most traditional and easy-to-make Mexican recipes, but we added strawberries to the pico de gallo for a sweet twist.
Chicken Flautas

Chicken Flautas with Strawberry Pico de Gallo

Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 12 Flautas
Calories: 565kcal

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For Chicken Flautas:

  • 1 qt. water
  • 4 parsley sprigs
  • ½ medium white onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ chicken breast
  • 12 6 ” corn tortillas
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

For Strawberry Pico de Gallo:

  • ¼ cup red onion sliced
  • 1 mango cubed
  • 1 habanero pepper diced
  • 8 strawberries chopped
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • Dash salt
  • Dash ground black pepper

For Serving:

  • 2 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled cotija cheese


For the Chicken Flautas:

  • Fill a saucepan with the water and add parsley, onion, salt, and chicken breast.
  • On medium high heat, bring the water to a boil and then reduce heat and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Let cool and shred the chicken.
  • Roll the chicken in the tortillas to form the flautas and hold them together with a toothpick to prevent them from opening.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a fry pan to medium heat. Fry the flautas in hot oil until golden; drain on paper towel to remove excess oil.

For the Strawberry Pico de Gallo:

  • In a bowl, mix together red onion, mango, habanero, strawberries, olive oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper to taste.

For Serving:

  • Serve three flautas per person and top with lettuce, cheese and strawberry pico de gallo.


Serving: 3  Flautas | Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 1100mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 60mg

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