This easy chicken salad includes diced jalapenos, which make it spicy and delicious. You can eat it with crackers, but it tastes much better with tostadas.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. One at a time, slip a tortilla into the hot oil. If the tortilla starts to puff up, press it down with a fork. When crisp and brown, remove to paper towels. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

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  • Place the chicken in a bowl, and separate with a fork. Stir in the mayonnaise. Dice the jalapenos (reserving the liquid), and stir them into chicken salad. Pour in 1 tablespoon jalapeno juice, season with salt and pepper, and stir well. To serve, spread the chicken salad on the tostadas.

Nutrition Facts

369 calories; 26.9 g total fat; 36 mg cholesterol; 418 mg sodium. 20.1 g carbohydrates; 12.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (16)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
03/06/2006
This stuff is very good. I've been making this for several years although I add a can of mixed vegetables to it. We eat it with tortilla chips. Very good! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
08/03/2012
For us this was just OK. It seems to be missing something. Finely diced celery onions something with some crunch would help. I served this on the tostadas with shredded lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Read More
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17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
03/06/2006
This stuff is very good. I've been making this for several years although I add a can of mixed vegetables to it. We eat it with tortilla chips. Very good! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/06/2006
This stuff is very good. I've been making this for several years although I add a can of mixed vegetables to it. We eat it with tortilla chips. Very good! Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
12/08/2008
This was a fun and easy lunch to send with my teenage daughter. I used Morningstar chicken strips but otherwise followed the recipe. For simplicity I used Tostitos Scoops instead of making tortillas myself. That way it was perfect to take for lunch. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2010
Oh my delicious! How easy quick and tasty! I used as a sandwich filling instead of as a salad! As others have mentioned reduced the mayo to about1 1/2 Tbsp and it was plenty. Awesome! Thanks for a great recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/09/2007
loved it I did some things different I boiled a whole fryer chicken and shreded the chicken myself because I wanted it to feed about 8 people and Its great for parties Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/08/2008
Quick and easy with great taste. Next time will probably use less mayo. Used prepared crunchy corn tostadas hot from oven. The tostadas really give the taste a kick. Will definitely be making again & again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/31/2005
This saled is soo good and easy to make. The more jalapeño juice and sliced jalapeños the hotter it gets. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/20/2008
My new Aunt brought something very similar to this to a pool party we had a few weeks ago! Hers had potatoes peas and carrots (all cooked) and she's as Mexican as they come.: ) I used this recipe to replicate hers and it is SO yummy with homemade salsa. Thanks for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/13/2008
My whole family loved this recipe. I know I will make it again. Thank You Very Much For This Great Recipe. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/18/2008
THIS IS GOOD I HADNT SEEN THIS RECIPE ON THIS SITE BEFORE BUT HAVE BEEN MAKING IT ABOUT 5 YEARS SINCE I TASTED IT AT A PARTY I TOO ADD MIXED VEGGIES REALLY GOOD ON TOSTADAS I DONT KNOW THEY JUST GO TOGETHER Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/03/2012
For us this was just OK. It seems to be missing something. Finely diced celery onions something with some crunch would help. I served this on the tostadas with shredded lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Read More
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