Mini Fish Tostados with Cucumber Avocado Pico

Sherri Williams


I made these tostados last weekend and they were fantastic! This week's Sandwich of the Week challenge for my JAP group Sandwiches, Sammiches & Sammies was to create a sammie with the ingredients fish and cucumbers. This is my creation. I hope that you enjoy it. Cooking with Passion, sw:)


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 1 lb
    tilapia fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 c
    cornmeal mix
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    old bay seasoning, divided **more or less**
  • ·
    zest of 1 lime
  • 8
    mini tostados

  • 1 medium
    cucumber, chopped
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium
    avocado, chopped
  • 1 small
    red onion, chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, grated
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    cilantro, divided & chopped
  • 1 small
    chili pepper, chopped **optional**
  • ·
    juice of 1 lime
  • 2 pinch
    habanero sea salt **or to taste**

How to Make Mini Fish Tostados with Cucumber Avocado Pico


  1. Season fish with zest and a sprinkling of the old bay. Meanwhile, combine all the pico ingredients and chill until ready to use.
  2. Bread fish with cornmeal mix and remaining old bay. Deep fry at 350 degrees F for 2-3 minutes or until fish is golden brown. May have to fry in batches. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Fry tostados for 2-3 or until lightly browned and crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Assemble: tostado, fish, pico, mexican crema. Garnish with cheese and cilanto.

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About Mini Fish Tostados with Cucumber Avocado Pico

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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