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If you’re looking for a little heat and a lot of flavor, look no further than this Mexican inspired crunchy chicken tostada recipe! It has the perfect amount of heat and is packed with amazing flavors to give you the ultimate tostada experience.

Crunchy Chicken Tostatas Recipe

Crunchy Chicken Tostadas Recipe

Chicken, corn, salsa, jalapenos — what’s not to love? These chicken tostadas are crunchy, delicious and easy to make. You’ll have the best spin on taco Tuesday in the entire neighborhood! Hop to it, learn how to make crunchy chicken tostadas in the recipe below.

Easy Chicken Tostatas Recipe

These crunchy chicken tostadas will quickly become a weekly meal and a family favorite in your house, and they’re perfect for entertaining guests as well.

Serve on these wooden plates for added pazazz!

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Crunchy Chicken Tostadas

Easy crunchy chicken tostadas recipe
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Scrappy Geek

Ingredients

  • 18 6-inch gluten-free corn tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil divided
  • 11/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into thin strips
  • 2 Tbsp Mexican or taco seasoning seasoning
  • 1 cup of corn
  • 1 medium zucchini chopped
  • 3/4 cup fresh salsa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 15.5-oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese mix
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • Optional Toppings: sliced jalapenos fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Arrange tortillas in a single layer on baking sheets; brush with 1 Tbsp oil. Bake 10 minutes or until crisp.
  • While tortillas are baking, sprinkle chicken with Mexican seasoning. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently, 6 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • Stir in corn and zucchini; cook 2 minutes. Add salsa and salt; cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Heat beans and 1/2 cup water in a saucepan over medium heat 5 minutes. Mash to desired consistency with a fork.
  • Spread beans evenly over tortillas. Sprinkle each with cheese. Stack 3 tortillas on baking sheet. Top with chicken mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, and cheese to make 6 stacks.
  • Bake 5 minutes. Top with sour cream and optional toppings.

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