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Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

A delicious Mexican-inspired meal! Tostadas topped with flavorful shredded chipotle chicken, sliced avocados, cilantro, lettuce and a wedge of lime.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 644kcal
Author: MinShien


Chipotle Chicken

  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken packed
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 4 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin


  • 8 tostadas
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime wedges
  • 1/4 cup salsa


  • Add cooking oil to skillet and heat skillet under medium heat. Add shredded rotisserie chicken, and the rest of the ingredients under "Chioptle Chicken". Note regarding Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce: start by using only 2 chipotle peppers, then add another one if needed. Also add 1-2 tbsp of adobo sauce to skillet. This ingredient is spicy so adjust the amount accordingly. To make this mild, use only 1 chipotle pepper and 1 tbsp of adobo sauce.
  • Bring to a boil, then lower to medium low heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.
  • Heat tostadas for a few minutes in toaster oven or oven and prepare the other toppings and ingredients.
  • Assemble tortadas by adding Chipotle Chicken, then topped with sliced avocados, cilantro, lettuce and lime wedges.
  • Serve with salsa and enjoy!


Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 1023mg | Potassium: 1319mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3638IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 3mg
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