Homemade chicken taquitos are a great way to get those Mexican flavors for Taco Tuesday when you want something a little different.
With homemade taquitos they can be made with corn tortillas or flour tortillas and stuffed with leftover chicken like rotisserie chicken, or you can even use ground beef. Rolled up with shredded cheese, you cook them to crispy perfection.
There’s so much to love about Mexican food, and the next time you get a hankering for it, homemade chicken taquitos will be the answer to your prayers.
But to make it a complete meal, you’re probably wondering what to serve with chicken taquitos.
Not to worry, these 47 recipes will help you decide what to serve with chicken taquitos for a full dinner or to turn any gathering into a fiesta!
Please don’t dump out a can of refried beans and call it a day. If you want them to come out delicious, like at Mexican restaurants, you’ll want to use pinto beans, lime juice, olive oil, and a few aromatics to get that creamy texture and bold flavor.
Mexican rice is an excellent way to sneak more veggies into your meal. Made with tomato sauce, carrots, and peas, it’s rich and satisfying. Plus, it has a beautiful color too. And it's perfect alongside your main dish.
It’s easier than you think to whip up pico de gallo for your homemade taquitos. Fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and a few more simple ingredients are all it takes to whisk your taste buds to Mexico. The delicious recipe is easy and loved.
Why do black beans taste so good at restaurants? This recipe will show you just what to do to get the right texture and flavor in every bite. Black beans are excellent over rice, too, so choose a rice dish from this list of side dishes and serve it too!
Take some sweet potatoes and roast them with olive oil, lime juice, smoked paprika, and a few other things, and you’ll get Mexican sweet potatoes. These are completely addictive and a great way to bring a healthy side to the table.
Corn, cotija cheese, peppers, jalapeño, and sour cream help you create a big bowl of Mexican street corn salad for a crowd. The good news is that this is a perfect no-fuss way to feed a crowd, though make sure you have enough because this stuff goes fast!
Add a savory side to your homemade chicken taquitos with this copycat of Longhorn Steakhouse’s seasoned rice pilaf. This delicious side is a splendid match for the creamy, cheesy, crispy chicken taquitos you’re serving tonight.
It may sound odd to pair pumpkin soup with a Mexican dish like taquitos. However, the creamy texture and subtle flavors work so well together. You’re also adding carrots and potatoes for a veggie-infused side that gives everyone plenty of nutrients. The side can also be made into an easy dinner recipe.
Fair warning that you will not possibly be able to make enough of these to satisfy your cravings. Once you eat one avocado fry, you’re going to eat them all. They’re crispy outside with a creaminess inside and utterly delightful through and through. This is one easy way to make dinner perfect!
Who can resist a plate of nachos to go with homemade taquitos? No one, and if you’re having a party, this is an amazing side dish to serve your guests. It’s easy to make it spicier or keep it mild to please everyone too. Add your favorite toppings every time.
The root veggie known as jicama is native to Mexico and has flavors that some say tastes a little like apple. With the sweet mango flavors, it is the perfect combination for a unique side dish to feed a crowd.
Simple and delicious, you can sauté up big flavors with fajita vegetables. Let these fill up your table with taquitos, and feel free to add some corn tortillas or flour tortillas that everyone can stuff them into.
Simple, hearty, and soothing, chicken tortilla soup combines chicken breast, black beans, and a bunch of robust flavors to truly satisfy. Don’t forget some slices of avocado and tortilla strips to finish it off!
When you’re having a Mexican food party, serve enchilada cups with your homemade taquitos. These are super easy to make – just use your muffin tin, stuff them with tortillas, and then fill the tortillas with the enchilada ingredients. Everyone can grab them from there!
If you’d prefer to make elotes the traditional way still on the cob, this is an excellent recipe. Coated with cheese, mayo, and chili powder, the combination is scrumptious. This is the best way to enjoy this side dish if you’re cooking for your family.
Add more color to your meal in the simplest way possible. Taco Tuesday will be even more amazing with a little roasted zucchini. You don’t need to do much to bring out the delicious flavors of this veggie, either.
This comforting Mexican soup is filled with pork, hominy, and chiles to create a taste sensation. It’s amazing topped with a squeeze of lime, fresh cilantro, and avocado too. Let this one simmer up all day for a true treat!
Potato salad is a classic party side dish, but with this Mexican twist, it totally fits the vibe. Black beans, buffalo wing sauce, corn, and cherry tomatoes are just a few of the ingredients that will elevate potato salad to epic levels.
Bake up a batch of these jalapeño poppers for game day or any party, and they’ll be gone in a flash. Filled with cream cheese and covered with crispy panko breadcrumbs, they definitely match your taquitos in awesomeness.
For those that like it hot, salsa taquera is a must-make. It features spicy arbol chilis blended together with a few other easy ingredients. It’s as authentic as it gets and will please anyone that loves hot and spicy foods.
This Mexican classic is in every Mexican restaurant. It features a poblano pepper stuffed with cheese and fried to a crispy finish. It’s one of the most underrated Mexican foods. Give it a try…you won’t be disappointed!
Colorful and stunning, set this one out on your party table, and everyone will go nuts. Black beans, corn, peppers, and cotija create a sensational experience for the palate and go beautifully with your meal.
When everyone is coming over for your gathering, make this Mexican chicken and rice salad. It’s got chicken, black beans, peppers, corn, tomatoes, and more fabulous flavors. Since it’s very filling and nutritious, it’s ideal for serving with taquitos.
If you love cheese, make queso fundido and put the fun back into your meal. This one is made with Mexican chorizo, but you can always leave the meat out if you’d prefer to have a vegetarian option for your guests.
Fresh shrimp ceviche is one that you’ve got to try. The shrimp is ‘cooked’ in lime juice and renders a phenomenal texture with a taste you will forever crave. Serve it over crispy tostadas to really dial up the wow factor.