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Chicken Tortas

Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas - Tender chicken, along with creamy avocado, juicy tomato, savory queso fresco, red onion, a bit of cilantro, and some sour cream lime dressing, pressed between crispy torta rolls for some delightfully scrumptious chicken tortas.
I'm not usually one to make a meal that doesn't provide ample leftovers for lunches and future meals (unless it's seafood - I usually plan on those meals lasting just one meal). However, we'd gotten some torta rolls, so I figured I'd switch it up and make something more fun!
Tortas are like Mexican paninis. But don't worry if you don't have a panini press. I don't either! Instead, I used a cast iron skillet to press the tortas. For the filling, I used chicken thighs since I prefer them. You could also use chicken breasts. Maybe use a bit more avocado in that case. :) Then I topped the chicken with creamy avoado, juicy tomato, savory queso fresco, red onion, and a bit of cilantro. Slather some Sour Cream Lime Dressing on top, then put the torta top on, press with a heavy pot (cast iron or a pan weighted with water also work well), and you're just about ready to gobble!
What are some of your favorite torta fillings?

Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas - Tender chicken, along with creamy avocado, juicy tomato, savory queso fresco, red onion, a bit of cilantro, and some sour cream lime dressing, pressed between crispy torta rolls for some delightfully scrumptious chicken tortas.

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Tender chicken, along with creamy avocado, juicy tomato, savory queso fresco, red onion, a bit of cilantro, and some sour cream lime dressing, pressed between crispy torta rolls for some delightfully scrumptious chicken tortas.

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Yield: 4 tortas

Materials:

Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
531 grams 18.75 ounces 4 boneless chicken thighs
168 grams 5.875 ounces 1 avocado
266 grams 9.375 ounces 2 tomatoes, sliced
25 grams 7/8 ounce 1/2 red onion, sliced not pictured
100 grams 3.5 ounces queso fresco, crumbled
4 torta rolls, sliced
cilantro
Sour Cream Lime Dressing


Methods:

Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas Step 1 - Gather all materials. 1. Gather all materials.
Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas Step 2 - Cook chicken in a pan for approximately 5 minutes on each side, until slightly browned and cooked through. 2. Cook chicken in a pan for approximately 5 minutes on each side, until slightly browned and cooked through.
Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas Step 3 - Place chicken, avocado, red onion, tomatoes, queso fresco, and cilantro on the bottom half of a torta roll. 3. Place chicken, avocado, red onion, tomatoes, queso fresco, and cilantro on the bottom half of a torta roll.
Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas Step 4 - Top with some Sour Cream Lime Dressing and torta top, then transfer to a pan with a bit of oil. Press the tortas with a heavy pot until toasted. I used the same cast iron skillet I used to cook the chicken. You could also use a pot weighted with water if you don't have a heavy pot. 4. Top with some Sour Cream Lime Dressing and torta top, then transfer to a pan with a bit of oil. Press the tortas with a heavy pot until toasted. I used the same cast iron skillet I used to cook the chicken. You could also use a pot weighted with water if you don't have a heavy pot.
Morsels of Life - Chicken Tortas - Tender chicken, along with creamy avocado, juicy tomato, savory queso fresco, red onion, a bit of cilantro, and some sour cream lime dressing, pressed between crispy torta rolls for some delightfully scrumptious chicken tortas.

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