Slow-Cooker Mexican Chicken Tostadas

Easy Mexican night! Slow cook a spicy chicken mix to top crispy tostada shells.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 10 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1
large jalapeño chili, finely chopped
10
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons Mexican chili powder
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
teaspoons salt
2
packages (1 1/4 pounds each) boneless skinless chicken thighs
1
package (4.8 ounces) tostada shells (10 shells)
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
3/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/4
cup sour cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Mix jalapeño chili, garlic, chili powder, oil, lime juice and salt in 3- to 4- quart slow cooker. Add chicken; coat with oil mixture.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove chicken from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred chicken, using 2 forks. Return chicken to cooker and mix well. Using slotted spoon to remove chicken mixture from cooker, place 1/3 cup chicken mixture on each tostada shell. Top with lettuce, cheese, salsa and sour cream.
  • 1 Mix jalapeño chili, garlic, chili powder, oil, lime juice and salt in 3- to 4- quart slow cooker. Add chicken; coat with oil mixture.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove chicken from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred chicken, using 2 forks. Return chicken to cooker and mix well. Using slotted spoon to remove chicken mixture from cooker, place 1/3 cup chicken mixture on each tostada shell. Top with lettuce, cheese, salsa and sour cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For an added fresh-tasting garlic kick, stir an additional 2 finely chopped garlic cloves into the shredded cooked chicken.

Mexican rice and beans complement these tostadas. Margaritas add to the Mexican theme.

Top with chopped fresh cilantro.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tostada
Calories
325
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.