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Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 283kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken (I used a combo of breast and thighs)
  • 28 oz can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomatillo green salsa
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce (from a can of chipotle peppers)
  • 1/2 cup sliced onions (depending on preference)
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 Tostada shells (1 package)
  • 15 oz can refried beans optional
  • Store bought guacamole or homemade, optional
  • Sour cream and cheese for topping optional

Instructions

  • Place chicken, tomatoes, salsa, adobo sauce, onion, garlic and bay leaf in slow cooker
  • Stir a bit to combine
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4
  • Remove bay leaf and use two forks to shred chicken and break up tomatoes
  • Taste and add salt and pepper as desired
  • Serve on tostada shells with desired toppings

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1460mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2.4mg