Crab Tostadas with Avocados From Mexico #ILoveAvocados

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crab meat and avocado tostadas
Looking for an easy meal (as in a no stove required kind of meal) to make on a hot summer night?
I got the perfect one for you using basic ingredients, kicked up a notch with some of the best Avocados From Mexico.

For a home without air conditioning, these Crab Meat Tostadas with Avocados From Mexico will soon become a favorite summer dinner.  This recipe was shared with me by my own Mama nearly 18 years ago and has since then been one of our favorites during the summer season.

Crab Tostadas with Avocados From Mexico


1 pound preshelled & shredded crab meat
(or imitation crab meat shredded by hand)
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 large roma tomatoes diced
1 bunch cilantro, stems removed, chopped
2 serano chiles chopped
(seeds & membrane removed)
3 largeAvocados From Mexico diced
1 bag tostadas
lime and salt to taste

(additional layer options: refried beans, crumbled queso fresco, red hot sauce such as tapatio or sriracha.

Makes about 6 cups.

For preparation all you will need is a knife, cutting board, and large bowl.  Shred the meat well with your hands in the bowl.  Chop all the ingredients and add them to the bowl with crab  meat leaving the avocados last.  Dice the avocados and pour the lemon juice over the avocados.  Mix everything well.
Crab Tostadas with Avocados From Mexico

I used imitation crab meat in this recipe for several reasons.  Under normal budget-willing circumstances I would have opted to use real crab meat, but then I realized that (1) not everyone can easily find one pound of crab meat already removed from its shell, (2) you can usually get two 8oz packages for the price of one around this time of year at most grocery stores, and (3) with the 90 to 100+ degree weather that we have been experiencing in California, I thought it would be best to share something that does not require boiling a huge pot of water.

Crab Tostadas with Avocados From Mexico

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by Stephanie Chavez

Author & Content Creator for Spanglish Spoon.