Lupe Tortilla Chicken Recipe


The Lupe Tortilla Chicken is a delicious Tex-Mex dish that combines tender chicken with a flavorful marinade and a crispy tortilla coating. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a casual gathering with friends and family.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, minced garlic, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Add the chicken breasts to the marinade, making sure they are fully coated. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine the crushed tortilla chips and grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Remove the chicken breasts from the marinade, allowing any excess marinade to drip off.
  5. Coat each chicken breast with the tortilla chip mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating.
  6. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  7. Add the coated chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 5-7 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve the Lupe Tortilla Chicken with your favorite sides, such as rice, beans, or a fresh salad.

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