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baked chicken tostadas on a baking sheet

BBQ Chicken Tostadas

BBQ Chicken Tostadas make the ultimate easy and tasty meal for busy weeknights or for days where you just don't feel like cooking! Made with only 4-ingredients, these tostadas can be whipped together in a matter of minutes! Use store-bought or homemade BBQ sauce for a flavourful meal the whole family will love! {gluten-free}
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 tostadas
Calories: 289kcal
Author: Elysia


Optional garnishes

  • diced green onion


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spread tortillas out on a baking sheet (you may require two) and brush with a bit of olive oil. Bake for 5-10 minutes per side, or until tortillas are crispy.
  • Meanwhile, mix together the shredded chicken and one cup of the BBQ sauce until evenly distributed.
  • Evenly divide the BBQ chicken among the crispy tortilla shells. Top with equal amounts of shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has melted. Drizzle remaining BBQ sauce over each tostada and garnish with diced green onion, if desired. Serve warm.


*Make up a batch of the shredded chicken in advance for a super fast meal.
*If using store-bought BBQ sauce, try to find one that's lower in sugar. We often go to the natural section of the grocery store and tend to find lower sugar options there.
*Use freshly grated cheese rather than pre-shredded cheese, as it tends to melt better.


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 1mg
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