Shrimp and Crab Ceviche on Fried Tortillas

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

The word tostada means toasted in Spanish. In Mexico, tostada refers toasted corn tortilla that’s fried to a crisp. It may also refer to a dish that uses the crunchy tortilla as a kind of edible plate for all sorts of delicious ingredients, in this case a luscious shrimp and crab salad typical of Michoacán, the seaside Mexican state where the Robledos come from. Cook time is approximate. Courtesy Saveur Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour oil into a heavy medium pot to a depth of 1” and heat over medium-high heat until temperature registers 350 on a deep-fry thermometer.
  2. Working in batches, fry tortillas until light golden brown, turning once, about 30 seconds.
  3. Transfer tostadas to a paper towel-lined plate to let drain and cool.
  4. Put shrimp, crab, lemon juice, cilantro, cucumbers, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions, and salt to taste into a large bowl and stir to combine.
  5. Spoon Ceviche evenly onto tostadas, garnish each with a slice of avocado and serve with lime wedges on the side.

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