chicken tostadas

Chicken Tostadas

These Chicken Tostada's are a great take on an old favorite. You can take some short cuts and have these ready to serve quickly and easily. You'll love the flavors, and anyone who tastes these Tostada's is sure to love them as well. You can add some of your favorite flavors if you want to, and make these fit what your family loves
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken tostadas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 171kcal


  • 2 - 3 cups of shredded chicken breast you can use Rotisserie - or store bought deli chicken
  • 1 box of Tostada shells
  • 1/2 cup of salsa
  • 1 can of pinto beans - drained and rinsed
  • 8 ounces of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Avocado - pitted and mashed
  • 1 lime - juiced
  • 1 teaspoon of taco seasoning
  • 1 -2 cups of shredded lettuce
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a bowl, mix together the chicken, salsa, and pinto beans. Place the Tostada shells on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  • Top each shell with 2 Tablespoons of the chicken mixture, and 1 Tablespoon of cheese. Bake for 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. 
  • Remove the Tostada's from the oven, and set aside. Mash the avocado with lime juice, and 1 teaspoon of taco seasoning, salt, and pepper. 
  • Top each Tostada with a spoonful of avocado, and shredded lettuce.
  •  Serve immediately. Enjoy


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 0.5mg