Tuesday June 25th 2019

Chicken Tostadas

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Rating: 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

Recipe: Chicken Tostados

Summary: These chicken tostadas can be ready to eat in about thirty minutes. Tostadas make a nice light lunch and are very kid friendly.


  • 2 chicken breasts – shredded

  • 8 corn tostadas
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 2 cups red tomato salsa
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 white onion sliced into rings
  • 1/2 cup Mexican cream


  1. Bring 6 cups of water to a boil and reduce heat to low.
  2. Simmer the chicken breasts until just cooked through.
  3. Remove from the chicken breasts from the water and allow to cool to the touch.
  4. Shred the chicken breasts with a fork and set aside.
  5. Heat the refried beans in a pan over low heat. Shred two cups of lettuce.
  6. Slice half an onion into rings.
  7. Once the beans are warm assemble the tostadas.
  8. Spread the refried beans on the tostada.
  9. Add a quarter cup of shredded chicken.
  10. Add the shredded lettuce and a few onion rings.
  11. Cover with the red tomato salsa and a dollop of Mexican cream.
  12. Serve immediately.

Quick notes

Tell your kids that they are eating flat tacos. They will get a kick out of it.

Recipe and photo from mexicanfoodie.com

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Chicken Tostadas, 3.8 out of 5 based on 6 ratings
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