Tortilla Baskets With Salsa Chicken

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 50 minutes
  • 6 servings

Transform your tortillas into edible baskets full of goodies. Follow our steps and craft your baskets during the deep-frying process. Then fill the tortillas with tender chicken meat mixed with sweet corn and spring onions. Top with juicy cherry tomatoes and gooey mozzarella. Spike the whole thing with salsa sauce and chili.

Ingredients Needed for Tortilla Baskets With Salsa Chicken

6 tortillas
10 ounces of cooked chicken, shredded
3 spring onions, chopped
1 ¼ cups of sweet corn
1 cup salsa sauce
salt
pepper
4 ounces of cherry tomatoes, halved and quartered
2 green chilis, sliced
1 ½ cups of low moisture mozzarella, grated

How to Cook Tortilla Baskets With Salsa Chicken

  1. Fill a cooking pot halfway with vegetable oil and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Submerge a tortilla into the heated oil. Keep it submerged by holding it down with a ladle.
  3. Fry it until golden brown. When you remove it from the pot, you’ll be left with a fried tortilla basket. Do the same for the other 5 tortillas. Set them aside.
  4. Add the chicken meat, spring onion, sweet corn, and salsa sauce to a bowl. Mix until even. Season with salt and pepper and stir them in.
  5. Distribute this mixture between the tortilla baskets. Top with cherry tomatoes, chili, and grated mozzarella.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 350⁰F/175⁰C.

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