Cheesy Chicken Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 to 8 hours
  • Total Time: 4 minute
  • Yield: 16 1x


Calling all jalapeno popper fans! These cheesy chicken jalapeno popper taquitos are for you. They are stuffed with cream cheese, yogurt, cheese, jalapenos, and chicken.



  • 3-4 4 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ouces of plain Greek Yogurt
  • ⅓ cup jarred sliced jalapeños, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 16 soft taco-sized flour tortillas
  • 1½ cups light shredded monterey jack cheese


  1. Add chicken, ½ cup water, softened cream cheese, Greek Yogurt, chopped jalapeños, garlic powder, salt, and cumin to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high 3-4 hours.
  2. Before serving, preheat the oven to 425 degrees and prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper and spraying with cooking spray.
  3. Shred chicken in the slow cooker and stir to mix well.
  4. Heat tortillas in the microwave for a few seconds to soften them up.
  5. Add 2-3 tablespoons of the chicken filling in the middle of your tortilla.  Top with a sprinkle of your shredded cheese. Roll the tortilla up tightly.
  6. Place taquitos on a baking sheet and spray with cooking spray. Bake for 12 minutes until cheese is melted and tortillas begin to brown.
  7. If you are using your air fryer set the temperature to 400 degrees and air fry for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Serve garnished with minced cilantro, diced avocado and avocado cilantro ranch dressing


myWW points: Blue 3; Green 3;  Purple  3

Points will vary depending on what brand of tortilla you use. 

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 taquito
  • Calories: 189
  • Fat: 7
  • Carbohydrates: 19
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 8

Keywords: jalepno popper taquitos