shrimp avocado tostadas

Girl Versus Dough

Ready in: 50 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Gluten Free
Very Popular

Ingredients

  • 3 avocados
    Produce
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 large medium-heat hatch green chiles, thawed, stemmed and seeded (or 1 poblano pepper, roasted, stemmed and seeded)*
    Produce
  • 12 corn tortillas
    Bakery/Bread;Pasta and Rice;Ethnic Foods
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
    Spices and Seasonings
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    Produce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    Produce
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced (green and white parts separated)
    Produce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice (from about 1 to 2 limes)
    Produce
  • Lime wedges
    Produce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 ½ lbs frozen cooked peeled, deveined, tail-off shrimp, thawed and patted dry
    Seafood
  • Sour cream
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • Chopped fresh tomato
    Produce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing

Steps

  • Place prepared chiles in a blender along with 3 tablespoons water, lime juice, vegetable oil, garlic, thyme, cayenne pepper, cumin and salt. Blend until smooth. Toss in a large bowl with shrimp until coated.
  • Let sit 15 to 30 minutes.Meanwhile, heat about ¼ inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry 1 tortilla at a time, flipping once, 1 minute until crisp and golden brown.
  • Transfer tortillas to a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain.
  • Remove skillet from heat; drain oil, then return skillet to stovetop.Make the guacamole: Halve and pit the avocados; mash until mostly smooth.
  • Add white parts of green onions, cilantro, lime juice, salt and cayenne pepper. Stir to combine.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 264.92  cal  (13.25%)
  • Fat: 12.84  g  (19.75%)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.68  g  (23.02%)
  • Carbohydrates: 24.54  g  (8.18%)
  • Sugar: 6.17  g  (6.85%)
  • Cholesterol: 149.12  mg  (49.71%)
  • Sodium: 524.21  mg  (22.79%)
  • Protein: 16.14  g  (32.28%)
  • Vitamin C: 44.46  mg  (53.9%)
  • Selenium: 29.14  µg  (41.62%)
  • Vitamin A: 1774.76  IU  (35.5%)
  • Vitamin K: 33.51  µg  (31.92%)
  • Manganese: 0.62  mg  (30.82%)
  • Fiber: 7.43  g  (29.72%)
  • Phosphorus: 280.94  mg  (28.09%)
  • Potassium: 819.88  mg  (23.43%)
  • Copper: 0.41  mg  (20.38%)
  • Folate: 79.07  µg  (19.77%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.39  mg  (19.41%)
  • Vitamin E: 2.9  mg  (19.33%)
  • Magnesium: 75.93  mg  (18.98%)
  • Calcium: 146.07  mg  (14.61%)
  • Zinc: 2.17  mg  (14.45%)
  • Iron: 2.53  mg  (14.04%)
  • Vitamin B3: 2.79  mg  (13.93%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.03  mg  (10.3%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.14  mg  (9.46%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.16  mg  (9.17%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.45  µg  (7.55%)

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