Baked Chipotle-Chicken Taquitos



1 lb ground chicken
1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), seeded, chopped
1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)
3 green onions, chopped
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 package  flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas; 8 inch), heated as directed on package
Cooking spray
1tablespoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt

Guacamole Dipping Sauce:

1 avocado, halved, pitted
Juice of 1 lime
1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Coarse or table salt to taste


Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink. Remove from heat. Add chipotle chile, adobo sauce, onions and cheese; stir to combine.
To assemble, spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture down center of each warm tortilla. Roll up; place seam side down on cookie sheet. Spray tops of taquitos with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coarse salt.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp.
Meanwhile, scoop out avocado into small bowl; mash with fork. Drizzle lime juice over avocado. Add cilantro and garlic; mix well. Add salt to taste.
Serve taquitos hot with dipping sauce.

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