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Where to find GRILLED flautas?

thereman Jul 9, 2007 06:31 AM

Now that the S. Lamar Chango's has taken them off the menu, I'm in desperate need of a grilled flautas fix. Any tips?

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    NirvRush RE: thereman Jul 9, 2007 12:13 PM

    you mean they're not fried? i wish i had known Chango's used to have those! hope someone else comes up with a solution....


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    1. re: NirvRush
      thereman RE: NirvRush Jul 9, 2007 04:02 PM

      NOT fried, and so much more delicious because of it. You can actually taste the flavor of the cheese and the seasoning on the roasted chicken. It's a wonder more places haven't caught on. If you ask nicely, they might still make you an order.

      Good to know about Manuel's.

    2. femmenikita RE: thereman Jul 9, 2007 01:04 PM

      The owner's of Chango's also apparently own Manuel's, and Manuel's has always served grilled flautas. I cannot attest to their deliciousness as i have not tried them, but they are on the online menu: http://www.manuels.com/manuels_menu_e...

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      1. re: femmenikita
        travisleroy RE: femmenikita Jul 10, 2007 05:49 AM

        Manuel's flautas are delicious. You have a choice of verde or ranchero sauce, or you can get both. Both are good. You can get chicken, shrimp, or vegetarian. You can get a half order (although it doesn't say so on the menu) and you can get two different flautas in one order, and you can get a flauta and an enchilada if you prefer. Manuel's has always been very agreeable about making custom plates.

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          rocky1974 RE: travisleroy Jul 12, 2007 08:28 AM

          The flautas at Manuel's are my absolute favorite and yes, they are grilled. You can even deviate from the menu and get pork flautas with a mole/tomatillo sauce combo--to die for!!!!!!!

          1. re: rocky1974
            foodiegal71 RE: rocky1974 Jul 14, 2007 11:12 AM

            I just saw a commercial for Taco Bell's new grilled flautas...

            I keed, I keed.

            I don't know how Sazon's are prepared, but my friends rave about the bean and cheese (they also have chicken) which come with a side of an avocado sauce that is amazing. It's more like a tomatillo sauce in tangyness and consistency. Definitely worth a try if you like that kind of thing.

            (I've tried the sauce, not the flautas.)

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