Shredded Beef Tostadas with Chiles and Lime
Shredded Beef Tostadas with Chiles and Lime
  • prep: 50 min
  • cook: 4 hr
  • total: 4 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    In Mexico, salpicón is a kind of shredded meat or fish salad, usually made with beef, and commonly served on tostadas. This version gets a fresh crunch from radishes and sweet acidic kick from a combination of lime and pineapple juices.

    Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more to taste
    • 1 (2-pound) beef chuck roast
    • 1 medium white onion, peeled, quartered
    • 5 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
    • 1 medium white onion, diced, briefly rinsed in a colander, patted dry
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
    • Kosher salt
    • 8 large radishes, cut into thin matchsticks
    • 6 serrano chiles (or 3–4 jalapeños), stemmed, seeded, deveined
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh chives
    • 16 small corn tortillas or store-bought crispy tostada shells
    • Vegetable oil (for frying; if needed)
    • Kosher salt (if needed)
    • 1 1/2 cups Creamy Black Bean Spread
    • Shredded iceberg lettuce, Quick Pickled Onions , thinly sliced radishes, sliced avocado, crema (Mexican salted cream) or sour cream, queso fresco, red chile or tomato salsa (for serving)
    • A candy or deep-fry thermometer

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 191 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 22.33%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.42%
    • Sodium: 4409 mg 183.73%
    • Calcium: 28 mg 2.85%
    • Potassium: 460 mg 13.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.15%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 17.71%
    • Vitamin C 64.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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