plate with shrimp tostadas and lime slices
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5 from 9 votes

Lime and Cilantro Shrimp Tostadas

The perfect flavor combination of lime, cilantro and fresh shrimp, all on top of a corn tostada.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 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

Slaw

  • 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

Sauce

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

Instructions

  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, combine all slaw ingredients in another bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  • In a small bowl, add all sauce ingredients and whisk until combined.
  • Preheat pan or grill on medium heat. Grill shrimp until pink and fully cooked.
  • Place tostada on plate. Top with slaw, 3-4 shrimp, drizzle sauce and top with chopped cilantro.