Tostada in Mexican means "toasted". The mini corn tortillas are pan toasted until crisp and then topped with shredded roast chicken, radish, homemade coleslaw, peri peri mayonnaise, chilli and coriander. This gluten free dish literally comes together in minutes and is so tasty with the crisp tortilla stuffed with the juicy chicken and shredded veggie filling. A great weeknight staple! So keep an eye out for the little cookbooks in your local newspaper on Saturday November 8th (Sunday 9th for NSW and QLD). And watch out for the #hungryideas 14-day recipe challenge that see 5 lucky people win taste.com.au magazine subscriptions for a whole year!
SUPERMARKET ROAST CHICKEN TOSTADAS WITH YOGHURT COLESLAW / gluten-free
A quick gluten free weeknight meal option of crispy toasted corn tortillas heaped with barbecue chicken, homemade yoghurt coleslaw, fresh coriander and plenty of chilli.
Serves – 4
4 tablespoons rice bran oil
8 small white corn tortillas
3 cups shredded barbecue chicken
2 cups yoghurt coleslaw (see note)
6 radish, trimmed and thinly sliced
1 cup fresh coriander sprigs
2 small red chilli, thinly sliced
1 lime, juiced
2 small avocados, deseeded and scooped into a bowl
peri peri mayonnaise, to serve
extra lime wedges, to serve
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Cook tortillas, two at a time for about 30 seconds on each side or until golden and crisp. Drain on paper towel.
Meanwhile, combine chicken, radish, coleslaw, coriander, lime juice and chilli in a large bowl. Toss to combine.
Place toasted tortillas on a plate. Scoop the chicken mixture on the tortillas. Top with avocado and peri peri maynonnaise. Serve with lime wedges.
To make the coleslaw, place a small grated carrot, a cup of shredded red cabbage, coriander leaves, a cup of yoghurt, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix well.
Mix peri peri sauce or Tabasco sauce with homemade or store-bought mayonnaise to make chilli mayonnaise.
Make this vegan by switching the chicken with pan-fried tofu or mushrooms and mayonnaise with hummus.