Recipe: Easy Mexican Grilled Chicken Tostadas

Recipe: Easy Mexican Grilled Chicken Tostadas

An easy Mexican chicken recipe bursting with flavour. A crunchy, fresh and delicious recipe sure to be a family favourite.

Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 10 mins | Serves: 10 tostadas

500g chicken breast fillets
2 red chillies, seeded and thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 lime, juiced
2 tablespoons Woolworths Select Spanish mellow olive oil
2 red onions, cut into 1cm-thick rounds
½ small iceberg lettuce
2 small truss tomatoes
1 avocado
400g packet of 10 Woolworths Select tortillas
300ml tub Woolworths sour cream, to serve

1. Remove tenderloins from chicken and place on a tray. Cut chicken lengthways into 2cm-thick strips and add to tray.
2. Combine chillies and garlic in a mortar and pound with a pestle to a paste, stir in lime juice and 1 tablespoon of the oil, pour over chicken. Season and toss to coat.
3. Place onion and remaining oil in a bowl. Season. Cook onion on preheated barbecue grill, tossing with tongs until slightly charred. Meanwhile, shred the iceberg lettuce into a bowl. Halve and thinly slice the tomatoes into another bowl. Halve, seed and dice the avocado into another bowl.
4. Cook chicken on a preheated barbecue grill for 3-4 minutes, turning or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate.
5. Meanwhile, lightly toast tortilla on preheated barbecue flat plate until warmed through. Transfer to a tea towel lined plate, fold tea towel over tortilla to keep warm.
6. Serve grilled chicken with lettuce, tomato, avocado, sour cream and warmed tortillas.

Tip 1: To save time you can also use a 40g packet Fajita seasoning mix with 2 tablespoons oil instead of making your own marinade.
Tip 2: Tortillas can be torn and barbecued for quick crisps to serve with dip
Tip 3: Replace the chicken with two thickly sliced large eggplants for a vegetarian alternative.

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