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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10 Min
20 Min


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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
  • 1
    red pepper, chopped
  • 15 oz
    chicken broth
  • 12
    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


  1. In a small bowl mix together chicken spice rub. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place chicken pieces in a separate bowl and coat with chicken spice rub.
  3. In 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.
  4. While chicken is cooking, brush tortillas with vegetable oil.
  5. Cook/brown tortillas. You want them to be brown and crispy. You may need to flip them to brown on both sides.
  6. Spoon chicken mixture onto crispy tortillas. Add your favorite toppings.
  7. This 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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