I love hosting brunch at home and this is an easy and genius recipe to entertain your guests. The combination of baked salmon and creamy avocado sauce laced with horseradish on a golden and crispy tostada is a gift to myself and my guests!
Ingredients
  • 8 white corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese ( queso blanco, or queso campesino)
  • 4 small boneless salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • The zest of one lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chilli slices, and capers mixed with a fork
  • 2 limes sliced in 8ths
Ingredients for the avocado sauce
  • 1/2 avocado cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup of Greek yoghurt
  • 4 tablespoons of creamed horseradish or 1 teaspoon of freshly grated horseradish.
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
3A43B0E7-36E7-4800-A8BA-CA458AA26CD2 Method for the sauce
  •  Cut the small avocado in half, remove the pip and scoop the flesh of 1/2 the avocado into a blender with the yoghurt, lemon juice, horseradish and salt and pepper.
  • Blend until smooth.  Add more yoghurt or a bit of water if the sauce is too thick .
Method for the cheese
  •  In a small bowl put the cheese and add the lemon zest, salt and pepper to taste.  Fold the cheese carefully.  Set aside.
7950D688-1E3A-45B1-A3CB-427DBAC07AA0 Method for the salmon
  • Place the salmon on a tray lined with a baking sheet and drizzle very lightly with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with the lemon zest, salt and pepper.1E2D22F1-4894-45BE-B9DF-C8B7FE6C4915
  • Bake until just opaque through out, about 5 minutes.  Remove from the oven and break apart into large flakes with a fork.
Method for the tostada
  • Pour enough corn oil or canola oil into a frying pan.  Heat the oil on medium high heat until sizziling hot.
  • Fry the tortillas one at a time.  Fry until golden brown.
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  • Use tongs to push the tortilla down and turn them.
  • The tortilla should be crispy.
  • Place the tortillas on to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb the excess oil and sprinkle with a little salt.
24974499-A6F4-433E-9265-FAE98F091505 How to serve the tostadas
  • Place the tostadas onto plates and divide the cheese mixture onto each tostada.
  • Top with the salmon flakes, avocado cubes, then drizzle with the sauce and sprinkle with coriander leaves, capers and green chilli slices.
  • Serve them with lime wedges
B6C187A9-C445-4A37-946F-349C49DC5704 Tips
  • The tostadas can be made days ahead and kept in a tin
  • If the sauce is too thick just add water, but if you want you can add cream.
  • Serve them with lime wedges, they complement the coriander and chilli slices.

2 thoughts on “Crispy Salmon Tostada

  1. Looks utterly delicious. 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗

    On Tue, 19 Mar 2019 at 09:28, Perth to Paris Recipes wrote:

    > soniaslatinkitchen posted: ” I love hosting brunch at home and this is an > easy and genius recipe to entertain your guests. The combination of baked > salmon and creamy avocado sauce laced with horseradish on a golden and > crispy tostada is a gift to myself and my guests! Ingr” >

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