Chicken Tostadas

45 mins (prep 45)
19 ingredients
makes 6 (main course) servings
Once a way to make use of stale tortillas (by toasting and/or frying them), tostadas are so good that it wasn't long before people simply started using fresh tortillas. After biting into these layers of flavor—crunchy, creamy, luscious—you'll see why.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , latin-american , entertaining , kid--friendly , mexican ,
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Serving Size (79.58 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 28.28 Calories from Fat 12.42
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.38g 12.77%
Saturated Fat 0.11g 3.38%
Trans Fat 0.03g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 9.83mg 2.46%
Total Carbohydrate 3.86g 7.71%
Dietary Fiber 0.83 g 19.96%
Sugars 3.02 g %
Protein 0.91g 10.89%
Vitamin A 485.35IU% Vitamin C 17.69mg%
Calcium 9.83mg% Iron 0.39mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium white onion, large garlic cloves, or, serrano chiles, plus, shredded iceberg lettuce, large, chopped cilantro, rotisserie chicken, mexican crema or sour cream, lime wedges, accompaniments, sliced