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Bruschetta Chicken Tostadas

Raven Higheagle


I almost want to put these in time-out I love them so much.
Time-out IN MY MOUTH.


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Makes 8 Tostadas
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    each: ground cumin, chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder, onion powder, ground coriander, smoked paprika
  • 6 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 can(s)
    black beans, drained and rinsed (14.5 oz)
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced, divided
  • 1 c
    minced cilantro leaves, divided
  • 4 c
    halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    minced red onion
  • 2 c
    shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 8
    tostada shells
  • 2
    ripe avocado
  • 4 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • ·
    juice of two small limes
  • 2 c
    loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Bruschetta Chicken Tostadas


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, ground coriander, smoked paprika and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Toss to combine and rub all over diced chicken. Let sit in the fridge for a little bit.
  3. In another bowl, combine the tomatoes, red onion, half the minced garlic, half the minced cilantro and 3 Tablespoon of oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Let it marry while you cook.
  5. Heat the remaining 3 Tablespoons of oil in a sauté pan.
  6. Add the chicken and sauté until cooked through and you see a little browning all over.
  7. Heat the beans in a small saucepan with the remaining garlic and cilantro.
  8. Drizzle a little oil and a pinch of salt.
  9. Heat through. Mash a few beans if you want. Oh, you want.
  10. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the avocado, sour cream, loose cilantro, lime juice and a pinch of salt.
  11. Blend until smooth and glorious and you think about using is as night moisturizer.
  12. To assemble:
    Spread some black beans on each tostada shell.
  13. Top with shredded cheese, cooked chicken, the tomato topping and a healthy drizzle of the avo-cream.
  14. DIVE.IN.
  15. NOTE:
    The chicken can be grilled and then diced for a more smoky flavor.

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