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Shrimp Tostadas

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: shrimp tostadas
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 145 kcal
You will love this spicy Shrimp Tostadas recipe! The cooling sour cream and guacamole with the combination of the spicy shrimp is a mixture that you will love. 
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Ingredients

Tostada Cups:

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Cooking spray

Cooling Guacamole:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 plum tomatoes , chopped with pulp and seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup red onion , minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

Spicy Shrimp:

  • 1 tablespoon¬† vegetable¬†oil
  • 24 medium shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder , plus for more garnish
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 limes , cut into wedges
  • Maldon sea salt , for garnish

Instructions

Tostada Cups:

  1. This step may be done in advance. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat the wells on a cupcake tin. Also spray the bottom side of another cupcake tin of the same size.

  2. Wrap 6 corn tortillas in paper towels and microwave for 10-15 seconds. Slightly heating will make them pliable and less likely to tear, however a little tearing in inevitable, don't worry! Fit tortillas into each muffin tin, folding over one edges so they fit. Repeat with second set of 6. Then lightly cover with the second tin to hold the corn tortillas in place.

  3. Bake for 12- 15 minutes or until lightly browned a crispy. Remove and set aside.

Cooling Guacamole

  1. Halve and pit two ripe avocados, scoop out and mash with sour cream. 

  2. Fold in diced tomatoes, red onion, hot sauce and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Set aside.

Spicy Shrimp:

  1. In a medium skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add shrimp and chili powder. Stir until shrimp are pink and start to curl, approximately 3-4 minutes for medium shrimp. remove to paper towel lined plate.

  2. To assemble, start with a bed of shredded lettuce, top with dollop of sour cream guacamole, top with 2 shrimp per cup and garnish with a spritz of lime juice from a lime wedge and dusting of chile powder. 

  3. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Tostadas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 197mg 8%
Potassium 274mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 12.5%
Calcium 5.2%
Iron 5.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.