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Crab Tostadas

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeño, stemmed and finely chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, cored, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 limes, finely grated zest and juice
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 8 flat tostada shells, packaged or homemade
  • 1 avocado, pitted and thinly sliced
  • Garnish
  • Cilantro sprigs
  • 2 limes, quartered

Details

Adapted from Epicurious.com

Preparation

Step 1

Prepare the Crabmeat Put the crabmeat in a bowl. Pick through it with your fingers to remove any cartilage.

Combine the Ingredients Add the oil, mayonnaise, onion, jalapeño, tomatoes, cilantro, and lime zest and juice to the crabmeat. Using a rubber spatula or spoon, gently fold (or toss) all ingredients until well blended. Season well with salt and pepper.

Assemble and Serve Top each tostada shell with a few slices of avocado, place a generous serving of the crabmeat mixture over it, and garnish with a sprig of cilantro. Serve each with a lime wedge.

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