Tostadas de Jaiba (crab Tostadas) Mexican

Tostadas de Jaiba (crab Tostadas) Mexican

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  • Cooking oil
  • 8 (6-inch) tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teasppoon black pepper
  • 7 1/2 ounces canned crab meat, drained, flaked, cartilage removed or fresh cooked
  • 2 canned green chili peppers, rinsed,seeded and chopped
  • 1 small avocado
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, chopped and drained
  • Lime wedges
  • Bottles hot pepper sauce


serves 8. In heavy skillet heat 1/4 inch oil. Fry tortillas, one at a time, in hot oil for 20-40 seconds on each side or till crisp and golden. Drain on paper toweling. Keep warm in foil in 250 deg. oven. Mix together lime juice, the 1 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper. toss with crab and chili peppers. Divide mixture among torillas. Seed, Peel and cube avocado. top crab and peppers with lettuce, tomato and avocado. Pass lime wedges and hot pepper sauce.

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