Chicken and Chorizo Tostada

Chicken and Chorizo Tostada
Ellie Miller
Covered with melted cheese, browned chicken, and sausages, this Mexican snack is like an open-face quesadilla.

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil
4
small chicken cutlets
kosher salt and black pepper
4
small flour tortillas
4
ounces
thinly sliced Spanish chorizo (cured sausage)
2
cups
grated Cheddar (8 ounces)
1/4
cup
sour cream
1/4
cup
cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 2 minutes. Cut into strips.
  3. Place the tortillas on a broilerproof rimmed baking sheet and broil until crisp, about 1 minute.
  4. Top the tortillas with the chicken, chorizo, and Cheddar. Broil until the cheese melts. Serve with the sour cream and cilantro.
Kristen Evans
March 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 359
  • Protein 41 g
  • Carbohydrate 18 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Fat 40 g
  • Sat Fat 19 g
  • Calcium 470 mg
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Sodium 1191 mg
  • Cholesterol 141 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.