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Another recipe inspired by travels around New Mexico., specifically a restaurant called Medley in Taos.

A tostada is a fried or toasted soft tortilla (corn or wheat) and topped with whatever you like. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients, apart from frying the tortillas it’s an assembly job. Fried onions and furikake seasoning can be found in most supermarkets

1/4 cucumber

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp sea salt

2 small soft tortilla (corn or wheat)

Oil for frying

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp sesame oil

2 spring onions, finely chopped

2 cm ginger, grated

200 g super fresh tuna

Guacamole

1 ripe avocado, mashed

1 tbsp lime juice

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

6 drops of green chilli tobasco (jalapeno) or red chilli toabasco

2 spring onions finely chopped

4 cherry tomatoies, finely chopped

Garnish

rocket leaves

Furikake seasoning (or toasted sesame seeds)

Fried onions (optional)

Mix all the guacamole ingredients together and set aside

Peel the cucumber, scoop out the watery seeds and chop into small cubes. Mix with salt and lime juice and set aside for no longer than an hour.

In a pan that will fit the tortilla, pour in vegetable oil to approx 1 cm deep. slide in a tortilla and fry for a couple of minutes until golden brown and crisp, drain on kitchen paper and repeat.

Mix the soy sauce, sesame oil, spring onions and ginger. Pour over the tuna. You are now ready to assemble.

Place some rocket leaves on the plate, drizzle with a little of the tuna marinade. Place the tortilla, smother with guacamole, divide the tuna on top of the guacamole, sprinkle with cucumber and finish with furikake or sesame seeds, coriander leaves and friend onions if using

Tuna Tostada

Jules
Another recipe inspired by travels around New Mexico., specifically a restaurant called Medley in Taos.
A tostada is a fried or toasted soft tortilla (corn or wheat) and topped with whatever you like. Don't be put off by the long list of ingredients, apart from frying the tortillas it's an assembly job. Fried onions and furikake seasoning can be found in most supermarkets
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Light lunch, Starter
Servings 2 people
Calories 493.2 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cucumber
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 small soft tortilla (corn or wheat)
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • 2 cm ginger grated
  • 200 g sushi grade tuna

guacamole

  • 1 ripe avocado mashed
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 6 drops green chilli tobasco (or red chilli tobasco)
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • 4 cherry tomatoes finely chopped

Garnish

  • rocket leaves
  • furikake seasoning or toasted sesame seeds
  • fried onions (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Mix all the guacamole ingredients together and set aside
  • Peel the cucumber, scoop out the watery seeds and chop into small cubes. Mix with salt and lime juice and set aside for no longer than an hour.
  • In a pan that will fit the tortilla, pour in vegetable oil to approx 1 cm deep. slide in a tortilla and fry for a couple of minutes until golden brown and crisp, drain on kitchen paper and repeat. 
  • Mix the soy sauce, sesame oil, spring onions and ginger. Pour over the tuna. You are now ready to assemble.
  • Place some rocket leaves on the plate, drizzle with a little of the tuna marinade. Place the tortilla, smother with guacamole, divide the tuna on top of the guacamole, sprinkle with cucumber and finish with furikake or sesame seeds, coriander leaves and friend onions if using

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Nutrition

Calories: 493.2kcalCarbohydrates: 29.8gProtein: 30.8gFat: 29.4gSaturated Fat: 5.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 14.8gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 2475.1mgPotassium: 1029.2mgFiber: 9.1gSugar: 4.3gVitamin A: 2769.9IUVitamin C: 28.1mgCalcium: 96.8mgIron: 3.8mg
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