I read so many recipes in so many places that they begin to blur together...in a good way. Today's lunch was made up as I went, but I think it combines quite a few recipes that I have in my head from internet and magazines.
I have only been back in town for a day from visiting my son and his family, and am headed out again to see my daughter. I don't really know what is in my kitchen or what to cook. But I want to eat!
On the way home from Pilates class I dashed into the grocery store so I could make chicken tostadas for lunch...I had seen a gorgeous photo in a recipe just recently. I bought a rotisserie chicken, an avocado, cilantro, limes, green onions, and corn tortillas. While the deep fryer heated up, I pulled some of the rotisserie chicken off the bone, chopped a green onion, cilantro, and some pieces of leftover raw chayote squash I brought back from Texas in a plastic baggie. Fried two tortillas in the fryer and drained them on a rack. I mixed some mayo, hot sauce and lime juice with my milk frother for a dressing. Stirred the dressing into the chicken mixture. I put the chicken mixture onto the crisp tortillas and topped the salad with chopped bacon (because I wanted to...) and diced avocado. To keep the tostada from slaloming all over the plate, I put a few pieces of romaine under it.
We dispensed with knife and fork and just picked up the crispy tostado and nibbled. This was one for the record books!