Fire up the grill for this Grilled Shrimp Tostadas recipe with homemade guacamole, refried beans and lettuce on top of a crispy tostada. Perfect for any meal, parties and family gatherings.
Grilled Shrimp Tostadas
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For the guacamole:
- 1 medium avocado halved
- 1/2 plum tomato seeded and diced
- 1/2 lime juiced
- 2 tbsp red onion minced
- 1 clove garlic mashed
- 1/2 tbsp cilantro chopped
- salt to taste
- black pepper to taste
For the tostada:
- 16 jumbo shrimp shelled and deveined
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- 2 tbsp salsa verde
- 4 tostada shells
- 1 cup lettuce shredded
- 1 cup refried beans
- extra salsa verde for topping
- 2 tbsp crumbled queso blacno optional
- If cooking outside on the grill, soak skewers at least 30 minutes.
- Place the pulp from the avocados in a medium bowl and slightly mash with a fork or a potato masher leaving some large chunks. Add tomato, lime juice, salt, pepper, cilantro, red onion, garlic and mix thoroughly.
- Season shrimp with salt, then mix in crushed garlic and 2 tbsp salsa verde. Thread the shrimp onto 4 skewers.
- Light the grill or indoor grill pan on medium flame, when hot spray the grates with oil and grill the shrimp about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
- Place a tostada on each plate, top each with 1/4 cup refried beans spread evenly, 1/4 cup lettuce and guacamole.
- Top each with a shrimp skewer on top and serve with extra salsa verde and cheese if using.
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