Chicken Tostadas

I love TexMex and try to make it a TexMex night at least once a week. Chicken Tostadas are super tasty and a quick and easy dinner option. Paired with a guacamole salad or fiesta rice, a flavor-packed TexMex dinner can be on your table in 30 minutes or less! I always make extra of this tasty filling to have for lunch the next day, wrapped up in a burrito or as a taco salad.

chicken tostadas

Chicken Tostadas
Makes 12 chicken tostadas

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces of boneless, skinless chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 16 ounce can refried beans
  • 12 tostada shells
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 8 ounces Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 jalapeño, diced optional

Directions:

Add olive oil to a skillet over medium-high heat and sauté chicken and onion for 2-3 minutes or until chicken is mostly cooked but still a little pink.

Chicken and garlic

Stir in garlic cloves, salsa, and taco seasoning and cook for an additional 5 minutes to finish cooking the chicken and for the sauce to thicken.

Salsa chicken

Remove from heat.

In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the refried beans.

To assemble tostadas, spread a thin layer of beans on a tostada shell.

Beans on tostada

Add a few spoonfuls of the chicken mixture.

Chicken on tostada

Finish by topping with cheese, tomato, sour cream, and jalapeño. So easy and so yummy!

chicken tostadas

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