Tuesday June 25th 2019

Chicken Tostadas – Tostadas de Pollo

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Recipe: Chicken Tostadas – Tostadas de Pollo

Summary: Chicken Tostadas made with chicken breasts, green onion, tomato sauce and ground cumin


  • 8 6-inch tortillas

  • Cooking oil
  • 2 whole medium chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1 large avocado, seeded, peeled, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olives


  1. ln small skillet cook tortillas, one at a time, in 1/4 inch hot oil for 20 to 40 seconds on each side or till crisp and golden.
  2. Drain on paper toweling; keep warm in foil in 250° oven.
  3. Skin, bone, and cut chicken breasts into very thin strips.
  4. ln medium skillet quickly cook chicken and onion in butter or margarine till chicken is done and onion is tender.
  5. Add tomato sauce, garlic salt, salt, and cumin.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. To assemble each tostada, place a warm tortilla on serving plate; spoon on chicken mixture, then lettuce, cheese, avocado slices, and olives.
  8. Drizzle with bottled hot pepper sauce to taste, if desired.

Quick notes

Makes 8 servings

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Chicken Tostadas - Tostadas de Pollo, 3.0 out of 5 based on 4 ratings
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