Chicken Tostadas Recipe

Chicken Tostadas
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Main Ingredient


 6 inch tortillas8
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Whole chicken breasts2 Medium
 Sliced green onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Garlic salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Shredded lettuce2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Shredded monterey jack cheese4 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Avocado1 Large, seeded, peeled, and sliced
 Sliced pitted ripe olives1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2780 Calories from Fat 1455

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 177 g272.3%

Saturated Fat 56.3 g281.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 299.1 mg

Sodium 4937.8 mg205.7%

Total Carbohydrates 197 g65.7%

Dietary Fiber 56.3 g225%

Sugars 28.2 g

Protein 120 g239.2%

Vitamin A 801% Vitamin C 278.3%

Calcium 164.5% Iron 158.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In small skillet cook tortillas, one at a time, in 1/4 inch hot oil for 20 to 40 seconds on each side or till crisp and golden.
Drain on paper toweling; keep warm in foil in 250° oven.
Skin, bone, and cut chicken breasts into very thin strips.
In medium skillet quickly cook chicken and onion in butter or margarine till chicken is done and onion is tender.
Add tomato sauce, garlic salt, salt, and cumin.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes.
To assemble each tostada, place a warm tortilla on serving plate; spoon on chicken mixture, then lettuce, cheese, avocado slices, and olives.
Drizzle with bottled hot pepper sauce to taste, if desired.