Mexican Crab Tostadas (Tostadas de Jaiba)

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Trina Alaniz

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@bagma

This recipe was given to me by my niece, who immigrated to the U.S from a state in Mexico called Michocan. She is a fabulous cook and has shared many of her Mexican recipes with me. I am sharing this recipe with my friends from JAP who love Mexican food. This is a simple, refreshing and authentic Mexican delicious dish. I know you will just love this when you try it. I really like it during warm weather, especially with an ice cold Corona beer rimmed with salt and lemon. Yum, I bet you wont resist eating just one. Enjoy.
THE SECRET TO THESE TOSTADAS IS THE MAYONNAISE. SEE BELOW.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 5
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    crabmeat, shredded
  • 1 pkg
    14oz tostadas
  • 3/4 c
    finely diced onions
  • 3/4 c
    finely diced fresh tomatoes
  • 3/4 c
    finely diced cilantro
  • 5
    romaine lettuce leaves, finely shredded
  • 1 or 2
    chili serrano, deveined and deseeded, finely diced for spiceness (optional)
  • 1 c
    mccormick mayonnaise/ mayonasa
  • 1 tsp
    koser salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 large
    avocado, slilced in wedges
  • ·
    tabasco sauce or homemade salsa
  • ·
    catsup

How to Make Mexican Crab Tostadas (Tostadas de Jaiba)

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl, place the crabmeat, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, lettuce. chili serranos (optional) and toss.
  2. Add salt, and pepper, and toss.
  3. Add Mayonnaise and fold into the above.

    THE SECRET TO THE THESE TOSTADAS IS THE BRAND OF "McCORMICK" MAYONNAISE/(MAYONASA MEANS MAYONNAISE). THIS IS THE MEXICAN VERSION. THIS MAYONNAISE IS FLAVORED WITH LEMON AND LIME JUICES. THIS MAYONNAISE CAN USUALLY BE FOUND IN HISPANIC MARKETS. I HAVE TRIED USING OTHER BRANDS, AND THE FLAVOR IS NOT THERE AT ALL. MAKE SURE YOU USE "McCORMICKS' BRAND. THIS IS WHAT GIVES IT A BANG.
  4. Place 1 to 2 tablespoons of mixture on top of a tostada, top with 2 wedges of avocado.

    The tostadas can be additionally topped with chili Tapatio, or your own home made salsa. you can also add a few dribbles of catchup. These can be combined or separate, according to your taste.

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About Mexican Crab Tostadas (Tostadas de Jaiba)

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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