Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas

Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas with avocado spread it’s the perfect appetizer! The tanginess of the avocado spread balances perfectly with the spicy chipotle sauce.

Appetizers on a white serving tray

We’re smack in the middle of the holiday season and gatherings are happening everywhere! What I like to eat at holiday events the most is the appetizers! (and adult beverages but we won’t talk about those today. ha!)

Appetizers are light, bite size and it’s always fun to try different things that won’t make you feel stuffed up.

These Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas always part of my menu as they are delicious and so easy to make. Everything can be made ahead of time and right before your guests arrive, just assemble and enjoy!

Close up image of a Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostada

I know how planning a get together can be a little hectic at times for the host and using these pre-made Phyllo Shells will save you a lot of time!

These phyllo shells crispiness and the Chicken Chipotle together go perfectly together! Plus, aren’t they cute?

How To Make Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas

  • Start by crisping the phyllo shells in the oven according to package instructions and set aside until ready to serve.
  • In a medium saucepan add the shredded chicken, chipotles, ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, chili powder and simmer over medium-low heat for about 8 minutes, or until sauce is syrupy.
  • Meanwhile, mash the avocado, yogurt, & lime juice together. Then add the chopped cilantro and salt to taste.
  • Fill each phyllo shell with 1 tablespoon of the avocado mixture, then 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture.
  • Garnish each tostada with cilantro, and zest.

Need more menu ideas for appetizers? Make these Spicy & Crispy Roasted Chickpeas and your gathering will be a hit!

And if you pair these appetizers with Vodka Collins, then you’ll be a superstar!

Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas on a white serving tray for party food
Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas on a white serving tray for party food

Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas

Servings 28 mini tostadas
Ana Frias
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
If you love the smoky flavor of chipotle, you have to try this mini tostadas recipe! Ready to enjoy in less than 20 minutes!
28 mini tostadas

Ingredients
  

  • 28 pre-made phyllo shells
  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded (I use rotisserie chicken)
  • 2 tablespoon chipotle in adobo sauce chopped
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt non-fat plain
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • kosher salt to taste
  • Lime zest & cilantro for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Crisp the phyllo shells in the oven according to package instructions and set aside until ready to serve.
  • In a small saucepan add the shredded chicken, chipotles, ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, chili powder and simmer over medium-low heat for about 8 minutes, or until sauce is syrupy.
  • Meanwhile, mash the avocado, yogurt, & lime juice together. Then add the chopped cilantro and salt to taste.
  • Fill each phyllo shell with 1 tablespoon of the avocado mixture, then 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture.
  • Garnish each tostada with cilantro, and zest.

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NUTRITION

Serving: 1shell | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 53mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 2mg

The nutritional information and US conversions are calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data. If this is important to you, please verify with your favourite nutrition calculator and/or unit conversion tool.

This recipe was originally published in Sept 2015. It was updated in December 2019 to revise the content and photographs. The original recipe for the Chicken Chipotle remains the same but changed from using tortilla chips to using phyllo cups.

Enjoy! 

Chipotle Chicken Mini Tostadas on a white serving tray for party food

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