Fried Chicken Rollups

Fried Chicken Rollups
  • 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups shredded store-bought rotisserie chicken meat
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1½ cups shredded monterey jack cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 12 small corn tortillas
  1. Heat large skillet with 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion and garlic stirring, until softened, about 6 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper and cook until heated through.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the cheese. Wipe out the skillet.
  5. Warm the tortillas over low heat to soften, about 10 seconds on each side.
  6. Spoon chicken mixture down the center of each and roll up the tortillas.
  7. In the large skillet, heat the remaining 2/3 cup oil over medium-high heat.
  8. In batches, add the chicken rollups seam side down turning once, until golden, about 2 minutes; drain on paper towels.