RECIPE TITLE "Ceviche
Source: Bocaditos - The Little Dishes of Mexico,
Courtesy of Cooking.com
Serves 6 ---
Crispy tostadas are one of the best ways to enjoy ceviche. I like
to make all different kinds of ceviche. This one uses cooked shrimp,
crab, and squid.
3 cups water
1 bunch fresh cilantro
10 allspice berries
4 whole cloves
3 tablespoons sea salt
4 ounces peeled and deveined shrimp
4 ounces cleaned squid, tentacles left whole and tubes cut into
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fresh cooked crab meat
1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and then cut into chunks
2 tomatoes, diced
1/2 habanero chile or 2 jalapeno chiles, diced
1 small sweet red onion, diced and rinsed first in hot water and
then in cold water
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
4 radishes, diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup peanut oil
6 corn tortillas
1/2 cup mayonnaise
In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the cilantro, allspice,
cloves, and sea salt. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer
for 10 minutes.
Uncover the pan and, in the seasoned liquid, poach first the shrimp
until pink, about 2 to 3 minutes, and then the squid until stiffened,
about 30 seconds. Drain and let cool in a single layer on a plate
in the refrigerator.
Combine the lime juice and salt in a glass or stainless-steel bowl.
Add the crab and cooled shrimp and squid and mix well. Fold in the
avocado, tomatoes, chiles, onion, cilantro, radishes, and olive
In a medium saute pan, heat the peanut oil to 330 degrees F. Slip
the tortillas, a few at a time, into the hot oil and fry until golden
brown and crisp, about 3 to 4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon or
tongs, transfer them to paper towels to drain. Keep warm.
Spread the mayonnaise on the warm tortillas, dividing it evenly.
Top with the ceviche, again dividing evenly, and serve at once.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Chronicle. All rights reserved.
| Nutrition Facts
Facts per Serving
Calories: 504 Fat: 42g Carbohydrates: 22g
Cholesterol: 99mg Sodium: 3825mg Protein: 15g
Fiber: 4g % Cal. from Fat: 75% % Cal. from Carbs: 17%
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