Dinner Tonight: Chicken Citrus Tostadas

‘Tis the season for citrus!
Right now, citrus fruits are in season, so it’s the perfect time to marry them with other flavors for dinner.  Since orange is my favorite, I decided to put an orange spin on a chicken tostada…so good, so easy and so eaten up by my family.  You could also use corn, flour, or crunchy taco shells instead of a tostada…whichever you have on hand.
This recipe serves four adults.

Shopping List
1 pound of cooked and shredded chicken (click here to see how I get mine)
1 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 juicy oranges)
1 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce (I used Sweet Baby Rays)
about 8 green onions, chopped
4 to 6 tostada shells
Orange slices to garnish
In a small bowl, combine your orange juice and BBQ sauce until combined.  Pour this sauce over your cooked and shredded chicken.  Scoop out a generous portion of chicken on to each tostada shell and sprinkle a few green onions on top.  Garnish with an orange wedge or two.
I mean…how easy is that?!?!  This is the perfect weeknight meal!  If you’re feeling extra fancy, you could add a little shredded Pepper Jack cheese on top too.
A fast weeknight supper…with a citrus twist.
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} February 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    These look SOOOOO good! Now take out the pretty oranges, and add some big blobs of queso, guac, and sour cream….and I'm in.

  • Kelly @ The OK Momma February 19, 2015 at 4:09 pm

    Love this! I think I have everything I need to make this tonight too!

  • Jessica February 24, 2015 at 1:32 am

    This sounded so good, but I didn't have any sort of taco shells, so I did a little "mix and matching" of my own! I made the citrus chicken in the crockpot, then made pizza dough and turned it into calzones. We loved the flavor so much – it had just the right amount of citrus-y in it! Maybe someday I'll make it the right way 🙂 Thank you!