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super easy chicken tortas

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

The Torta is a popular Mexican sandwich which includes a crusty bread, sliced in half and filled with a variety of meats and other ingredients which typically include spicy sauces and garnishes that are found in many other types of Mexican dishes.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For super easy chicken tortas

  • 2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 c
    quality salsa
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2
    fresh lime
  • 6
    bolillo rolls or hoagie buns
  • queso fresco cheese, crumbled
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • sliced green onions
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • leaf lettuce
  • thinly sliced tomatoes

How To Make super easy chicken tortas

  • 1
    Place Chicken in a slow cooker
  • 2
    Add salsa, oregano and garlic powder to chicken and give it a stir.
  • 3
    Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • 4
    Remove chicken and shred. Stir back in with salsa.
  • 5
    Squeeze fresh lime juice into the chicken mixture and stir.
  • 6
    Line rolls with leaf lettuce, tomato and avocado slices and divide meat between rolls.
  • 7
    Sprinkle with queso fresco and sliced green onions, fresh cilantro.