Tuesday June 25th 2019

Crab Tostadas – Tostadas de Jaiba

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Recipe: Crab Tostadas – Tostadas de Jaiba

Summary: These Tostadas de Jaiba’s or Crab Tostadas are made with Green Chili Peppers and canned Crab Meat


  • Cooking oil
  • 8 6-inch tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive or cooking oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 7 1/2-ounce can crab meat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
  • 2 canned green chili peppers, rinsed, seeded, and chopped

  • 1 small avocado
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, chopped and drained
  • Lime wedges
  • Bottled hot pepper sauce


  1. Fry tortillas, one at a time, in hot oil for 20 to 40 seconds on each side or till crisp and golden.
  2. Drain on paper toweling.
  3. Keep warm in toil in 250° oven.
  4. Mix together lime juice, the 1 tablespoon oil, the salt, and pepper.
  5. Toss with crab and chili peppers.
  6. Divide mixture among tortillas.
  7. Seed, peel, and cube avocado.
  8. Top crab and peppers with lettuce, tomato, and avocado.
  9. Pass lime wedges and hot pepper sauce.

Quick notes

Makes 8 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 35 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Crab Tostadas - Tostadas de Jaiba, 4.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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