Fried Chicken Rollups

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Fried Chicken Rollups
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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups shredded store-bought rotisserie chicken meat
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 12 small corn tortillas

Preparation

In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 6 minutes. Add the chicken, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring, until heated through. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the cheese. Wipe out the skillet.

In the same skillet, warm the tortillas over low heat to soften, about 15 seconds on each side. Place on a work surface, then spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture down the center of each. Roll up the tortillas.

In the same skillet, heat the remaining 2/3 cup oil over medium-high heat. Working in batches, add the chicken rollups seam side down and cook, turning once, until golden, about 2 minutes; drain on paper towels.