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plate with shrimp tostadas and lime slices

Lime and Cilantro Shrimp Tostadas


The perfect flavor combination of lime, cilantro and fresh shrimp, all on top of a corn tostada.


  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 pkg corn tostadas

Shrimp Marinade

  • 3 limes (juiced)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • lime zest
  • salt


  • 2 cups cabbage (shredded)
  • ¼ red onion (chopped thin)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 haas avocado (cubed)
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt


  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt
  • lime zest
  • 1 tbsp paprika


  1. Whisk together all ingredients for the shrimp marinade. Add shrimp and mix until shrimp is fully covered. Cover bowl and marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all slaw ingredients in another bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. In a small bowl, add all sauce ingredients and whisk until combined.
  4. Preheat pan or grill on medium heat. Grill shrimp until pink and fully cooked.
  5. Place tostada on plate. Top with slaw, 3-4 shrimp, drizzle sauce and top with chopped cilantro.
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Mexican