In Mexico a tostada is just a hard and crispy corn tortilla. But the secret is in what is put over the tostadas to convert them into delicious dishes that can satisfy even the most discerning palates.
In this tostada we have the crab as main ingredient, that is a type of shellfish with white and fibrous meat. The crab’s flavor is delicate and it is widely used to prepare light dishes or refreshing snacks.
In this recipe you will prepare a whole parade of flavors. This is because the tostadas are covered with a mixture of many ingredients like: tomato, onion, cucumber, coriander, lettuce, etc.
The crab tostadas can be served as snack when you have a reunion or as entree plate. Although its best application is for those hot days... the freshness of these tostadas are the perfect remedy against heat.
About the Recipe
In this recipe you have to pay a lot of attention at the moment of cooking the crab, then everything is easy to perform.
To prepare the tostadas you can buy raw, precooked or cooked crab. The only difference is that if precooked or cooked crab is bought you will save many steps and time in the preparation.
If you are adventurous you can prepare your own crispy tortillas called tostadas.
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