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Chicken Milanesa Tortas

Top it with tomatoes and avocado
Chicken Milanesa Tortas
Photo courtesy of Mccormick

Mix up your lunchtime meal with this recipe for chicken milanesa tortas, a popular sandwich in Mexican cuisine. 

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
45 m
30 m
(prepare time)
15 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 4 thin-sliced boneless chicken breasts, about one pound
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Lawry's® Garlic Powder, divided
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Pepper Black, divided
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 Cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup plain bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 3/4 Cups McCormick® Mayonesa (Mayonnaise) With Lime Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick® Chipotle Chili Pepper
  • 4 sub rolls, split
  • 4 large lettuce leaves, halved lengthwise
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 Cup sliced pickled jalapeño peppers


Season chicken with 3/4 teaspoon of the garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the black pepper.

Mix flour with cumin, remaining 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in shallow dish.

Beat eggs with whisk in another shallow dish.

Place bread crumbs in third shallow dish.

Coat chicken with flour mixture.

Dip in eggs then coat in bread crumbs.

Discard any remaining flour mixture, eggs or bread crumbs.

Pour 1/2 inch of oil in large skillet.

Heat to 350°F on medium heat.

Fry chicken cutlets in batches, if necessary, 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through.

(Do not overcrowd pan or temperature of oil will decrease, resulting in greasy chicken. Adjust heat as necessary to maintain temperature of oil. Return oil to 350°F before frying next batch.)

Set aside to drain on paper towels.

Mix mayonnaise and chipotle pepper in small bowl.

Spread chipotle mayonnaise evenly on rolls.

Top with lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, avocados, onion and jalapeños.