BBQ Margarita Chicken Tostadas with Sweet Jalapeño Salsa
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Serves: 5 servings (2 tostadas each)
 
Ingredients
BBQ Margarita Chicken:
  • ¾ cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
Sweet Jalapeno Salsa:
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
  • ¾ cup mango, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely diced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ⅛ tsp salt
For serving:
  • 2 avocados
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 10 tostadas
  • 2 oz cotija cheese, crumbed
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the chicken. In a medium bowl mix together the BBQ sauce, lime zest, orange zest, lime juice, garlic, jalapeño, cumin, salt and pepper. In a second bowl combine the chicken, olive oil, and ¼ cup of the BBQ Margarita sauce; toss well.
  3. Grill chicken for 6 to 7 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from the grill and allow to rest five minutes; dice or shred and toss with remaining BBQ Sauce. Keep warm.
  4. While the chicken is grilling, prepare the salsa by combining all of the ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.
  5. Mash the avocado using the back side of a fork against the side of a small bowl. Add the garlic salt and cilantro; mix well.
  6. To serve, spread avocado over each tostada before topping with prepared chicken and salsa. Finish with a pinch of cojita cheese and serve immediately.
Notes
Recipe very slightly adapted from Half Baked Harvest
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 tostadas Calories: 491 Fat: 22.8 Carbohydrates: 44.0 Sugar: 9.6 Sodium: 954 Fiber: 6.0 Protein: 32.8 Cholesterol: 76
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2016/04/bbq-margarita-chicken-tostadas-with-sweet-jalapeno-salsa/