Spicy Chipotle Chicken Tostadas
Spicy Chipotle Chicken Tostadas
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Known as tinga in Mexico, this popular tostada topping is tastiest with the addition of crumbled Mexican chorizo (a fresh sausage, unlike dried Spanish chorizo).

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup kosher salt, plus more to taste
    • 2 pounds skinless, bone-in chicken thighs
    • 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained
    • 3 canned chipotle chiles in adobo, plus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • Pinch of ground cloves
    • 1 medium white onion, diced
    • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 4 ounces fresh Mexican chorizo (about 1/2 cup), casings removed, crumbled, fried until almost crisp (optional)
    • 16 small corn tortillas or store-bought crispy tostada shells
    • Vegetable oil (for frying; if needed)
    • Kosher salt (if needed)
    • 1 1/2 cups Creamy Black Bean Spread
    • Shredded iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced white onion, crema (Mexican salted cream) or sour cream, queso fresco, cilantro leaves with tender stems (for serving)
    • A candy or deep-fry thermometer

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 141 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.22%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 107 mg 35.53%
    • Sodium: 2996 mg 124.84%
    • Calcium: 13 mg 1.27%
    • Potassium: 283 mg 8.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.56%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.86%
    • Vitamin C 1.65%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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