Crispy Chicken Tostada

Stacey Lawson


Trying to make something new and flavorful, this is what came about. The family and I love Mexican but sometimes its nice to have that kind of dinner at home. This is a fairly easy recipe to make.

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2 1/2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into small cubes
1 large
onion, chopped
1 large
jalapeno, chopped
2 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh, chopped
red pepper, chopped
15 oz
chicken broth
corn tortillas
vegetable oil, to brush on tortillas


2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
granulated garlic/garlic powder


mexican blend shredded cheese
sour cream
shredded lettuce
taco sauce
sliced black olives

How to Make Crispy Chicken Tostada


  • 1In a small bowl mix together chicken spice rub. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • 2Place chicken pieces in a separate bowl and coat with chicken spice rub.
  • 3In large cast iron skillet put a drizzle of vegetable oil over medium to high heat. Add chicken pieces to brown, then remove chicken. Add peppers and onions and let them sweat. Return chicken to pan with peppers and onions. Add chicken broth and allow to thicken.
  • 4While chicken is cooking, brush tortillas with vegetable oil.
  • 5Cook/brown tortillas. You want them to be brown and crispy. You may need to flip them to brown on both sides.
  • 6Spoon chicken mixture onto crispy tortillas. Add your favorite toppings.
  • 7This is great paired with Spanish rice.

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About Crispy Chicken Tostada

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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