Buffalo chicken tostadas

Heather Disarro

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Buffalo chicken tostadas bring the heat and the fun! Crisp corn tortillas are topped with a few beans, spicy Buffalo chicken, scallions and blue cheese for a fun new twist on dinner!

buffalo chicken tostadas

Buffalo chicken tostadas

Makes 8 tostadas


  • 8 store-bought tostada shells
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 1 cup Buffalo hot sauce
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/3 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • Ranch dressing (optional)


  1. Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a large stock pot over medium heat.
  2. Carefully place the chicken breasts in the stock and simmer for about 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked all the way through.
  3. Drain the chicken breasts and place back in the hot pot.
  4. Using 2 forks, shred the chicken into bite-size pieces.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Place the tostada shells on a baking sheet and bake for about 3-5 minutes to warm them and crisp them up.
  7. While the shells are heating, pour the Buffalo sauce in with the chicken and stir to combine.
  8. To build the tostadas, spread each shell with refried beans.
  9. Layer on the shredded Buffalo chicken.
  10. Top the chicken with chopped lettuce, scallions and blue cheese crumbles. Drizzle with ranch dressing if desired.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.