Tangy Chicken Tostadas {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Super scrumptious shredded chicken that has a touch of tang, and that is perfect served on a tostada shell. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - Tbsp red hot pepper sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - tostada shells**
  • Garnish: - shredded lettuce**
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - refried beans**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Add the chicken breast, salsa, hot pepper sauce, vinegar, chili powder and ground cumin to the slow cooker insert.
  2. Slow cook on low for 8 hours. When cooking cycle is complete, shred the chicken and strain off the sauce.
  3. Place the tostadas onto a plate and add shredded lettuce and shredded chicken. Top with shredded cheese.
  4. Warm the refried beans.
  5. Serve Tangy Chicken Tostadas with side of refried beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp red hot pepper sauce
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a slow cooker and slow cooking as directed. Once cooking is complete, shred the chicken and strain the sauce. Assemble tostadas as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the shredded cheese topping for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Tangy Chicken Tostadas {Filling}

Printable Label Instructions

Slow cook the chicken on low for 8 hours. Shred and strain the sauce. Assemble on tostadas with shredded lettuce and shredded cheese.
Serve with refried beans.

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