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Chicken Tostadas

Chicken Tostadas

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Tostadas are fun, they are a good way of getting the family and friends around the table to prepare their own.  All you have to do is set up all the ingredients around the table and have everyone work through the ingredients to make their own creation and see who can eat the most tostadas.
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Prep Time35 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Servings4 serves


  • Saucepan


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 8 corn tostadas recipe coming soon to make your own using corn tortillas in oven
  • 200 g refried beans
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ whole lettuce
  • ½ brown onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ cup sour cream recipe for Mexican cream coming soon
  • ½ cup feta crumbly cheese or any other crumbly/shredded cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place chicken in a saucepan with the onion, garlic, salt and enough water to cover both breasts.
    Tostada de pollo
  • Bring the water to boil and then reduce to medium. Leave the content cooking for 20 minutes, until chicken is fully cooked.
    Tostada de pollo
  • Whilst chicken is boiling, thinly slice the tomatoes and dice the lettuce.
    Tostada de pollo
  • Remove the chicken from the boiling water, check it is fully cooked and set to the side to cool down for 10-15 minutes and shred it.
    Tostada de pollo
  • Slice the avocados in thin slices or squares.
  • Reheat the refried beans, if they are not already.
Now you ready to assemble your tostadas, bring to the table if you prefer everyone to do their own following these steps:
  • Spread refried beans on top of the tostada, about one tablespoon
  • Place the shredded chicken on top of the beans, followed by the lettuce on top
    Chicken Tostadas
  • Add the slices of tomato and avocado on top
  • Top your tostada with a tablespoon of cream and sprinkle cheese on top.
    Chicken Tostadas
  • ¡Buen Provecho!


Optional: add your favourite hot salsa or pickled chilies on top.