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Chicken-and-Black Bean Tostadas

Colorful Mexican-inspired Chicken-and-Black Bean Tostadas are super easy to prepare thanks to rotisserie chicken and will be a zesty addition to your party table.

Coastal Living MAY 2013

  • Yield: Makes 12 appetizer servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 12 prepared crispy tostadas*
  • 3 cups chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow and red grape tomatoes, quartered or halved
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges


Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream mixture onto each tostada. Top evenly with chicken and next 4 ingredients; serve with lime wedges.

*To make your own tostadas, brush or spray 4-inch soft corn tortillas with vegetable oil. Bake at 450°, turning once, 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown.


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