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Barbecue Chicken Tostadas

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8 Servings

Type of Dish:

Main Dish

About the Recipe

Fun take on Taco Night!


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 2 cups coleslaw mix

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup baked beans

  • 2-2/3 cups shredded cooked chicken

  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce

  • 8 tostada shells

  • 1 cup shredded smoked cheddar cheese



  • Preheat broiler. Mix the first 4 ingredients; toss with coleslaw mix and green onions. Refrigerate until serving.

  • Place beans in a small saucepan; mash with a potato masher until smooth. Cook over low heat until heated through, about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Meanwhile, in another saucepan, mix chicken and barbecue sauce; cook over medium-low heat until heated through, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • To Assemble:

  • Place tostada shells on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Spread with beans; top with chicken mixture and cheese.

  • Broil 3-4 in. from heat until tostada shells are lightly browned and cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes.

  • Top with slaw. Serve immediately.

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