Fat 51% Carbs 22% Protein 26%
Percent Calories

1 serving of gorditas contains 579 Calories. The macronutrient breakdown is 22% carbs, 51% fat, and 26% protein. This is a good source of protein (68% of your Daily Value), potassium (10% of your Daily Value), and iron (44% of your Daily Value).

6 servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes



  1. Thoroughly cook chicken and let cool. Shred or pull meat from bones. Reserve.
  2. 1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  3. 2. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the corn, salt, and 1/2 cup water. Whisk in the cornmeal and cook, stirring constantly, until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  4. 3. Add the butter and cheese, stirring to combine. Remove from heat.
  5. 4. Grease a 6-cup muffin tin. Divide the corn mixture evenly among the cups, pressing it into the bottom and up the sides to create cups.
  6. 5. Bake until crisp, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes, then turn the corn cups out of the tin.
  7. 6. Stuff them with the shredded chicken and fillings of your choice and serve.

Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving of gorditas (229g)

Nutrient Value %DV
Calories 579
Fats 33g 42%
Saturated fats 11g 55%
Trans fats 0.1g
Cholesterol 174mg 58%
Sodium 455mg 20%
Carbs 32g 12%
Net carbs 29g
Fiber 3g 11%
Sugar 1g
Protein 38g
Calcium 97mg 10%
Iron 4mg 44%
Potassium 458mg 10%
Vitamin D 0.1μg 1%
Vitamins and Minerals
Alpha carotene 26μg
Beta carotene 44μg
Caffeine 0mg
Choline 5mg 1%
Copper 0.2mg 25%
Fluoride 0.1μg
Folate (B9) 61μg 15%
Lycopene 0μg
Magnesium 90mg 22%
Manganese 0.3mg 11%
Niacin 13mg 82%
Pantothenic acid 2mg 41%
Phosphorus 400mg 57%
Retinol 427μg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.4mg 32%
Selenium 29μg 52%
Theobromine 0mg
Thiamine 0.3mg 23%
Vitamin A IU 1516IU
Vitamin A 432μg 48%
Vitamin B12 2μg 87%
Vitamin B6 1mg 64%
Vitamin C 5mg 5%
Vitamin D IU 4IU
Vitamin D2 0μg
Vitamin D3 0.1μg
Vitamin E 0.3mg 2%
Vitamin K 1μg 0.5%
Zinc 4mg 34%
Sugar 1g
Sucrose 0g
Glucose 0g
Fructose 0g
Lactose 0g
Maltose 0g
Galactose 0g
Starch 0g
Saturated fats 11g 55%
Monounsaturated fats 13g
Polyunsaturated fats 7g
Trans fats 0.1g
Fatty Acids
Total omega 3 0.1g
Total omega 6 0g
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0g
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0g
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0g
Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0g
Amino Acids
Alanine 2g
Arginine 2g
Aspartic acid 3g
Cystine 1g
Glutamic acid 6g
Glycine 2g
Histidine 1g
Hydroxyproline 0g
Isoleucine 2g
Leucine 3g
Lysine 3g
Methionine 1g
Phenylalanine 2g
Proline 2g
Serine 1g
Threonine 2g
Tryptophan 0.4g
Tyrosine 1g
Valine 2g