Shrimp-Salad Tostadas with Tomatoes and Cucumber
Shrimp-Salad Tostadas with Tomatoes and Cucumber
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    In the state of Chiapas, these are made with chewy dried shrimp and called tostadas turulas. Use the most flavorful shrimp and best tomatoes you can find.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste
    • 1 pound small shrimp (51–60 count), peeled, deveined, tails removed
    • 3 plum or 2 regular medium tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped
    • 1 small (or 1/2 large) white onion, cut into 1/4" cubes, rinsed with cool water, patted dry
    • 1/2 English hothouse cucumber, seeded, finely chopped
    • 3–4 serrano chiles, stemmed, seeded, deveined, finely chopped
    • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 24 small corn tortillas or store-bought crispy tostada shells
    • Vegetable oil (for frying; if needed)
    • Kosher salt (if needed)
    • 2 cups Hold-the-Lime Guacamole
    • Shredded iceberg lettuce, crema (Mexican salted cream) or sour cream, queso fresco, tomatillo salsa (for serving)
    • A candy or deep-fry thermometer

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
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    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
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    • 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.
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