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Grilled Shrimp Tostadas with Lime

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Lindsey Lower
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Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tostadas)

Throw some shrimp on the grill and try a Mexican staple with a delicious twist.

Ingredients

  • Shrimp:
  • 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black bean salsa:
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Avocado topping:
  • 1/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 ripe peeled avocado
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 corn tostadas
  • 4 lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 302
  • fat 10.8 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • monofat 6.2 g
  • polyfat 1.8 g
  • protein 15 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 10 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 384 mg
  • calcium 118 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare shrimp, combine shrimp, garlic powder, cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Let stand 10 minutes.

  2. To prepare black bean salsa, combine green onions and next 7 ingredients (through beans) in a medium bowl; toss to coat.

  3. To prepare avocado topping, combine yogurt, juice, and avocado in a small bowl, mashing with a fork until smooth. Stir in tomato.

  4. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp to pan; grill 2 minutes on each side. Top each tostada with 1/4 cup bean mixture, 3 shrimp, and 1 tablespoon avocado mixture. Serve with lime wedges.

Cook's Notes

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