Light and Easy Recipes and Meal Ideas

Shrimp Tostadas

Calories: 395
Shrimp Tostadas

These super easy shrimp tostadas are a delicious dinner you can make during the week in less than 30 minutes.


Recipes makes 6 tostadas. 2 tostadas per serving.

Yield/Servings: 6 tostadas Serving Size: 2 tostadas Total Cook/Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 6 small corn tortillas
  • 1 lb. bag large shrimp (raw - Trader Joe's Argentinian Frozen Shrimp used here)
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa verde
  • 6 tbsp sour cream (full-fat distributed)
  • handful of chopped fresh cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ground cumin
  • chili powder
  • garlic powder
  • salt and pepper


Defrost shrimp according to package directions

Toast the corn tortillas (I placed mine on a baking sheet and put them in the oven for about 5 minutes - 400 degrees)

Heat a skillet on the stovetop (medium heat)

Add the shrimp. Sprinkle with the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper

Saute about 5 minutes, rotating each side

Place 4 shrimp on each toasted tortilla shell

Give each one a squeeze of lime juice, 1 tbsp of sour cream, 1/4 cup salsa verde and a pinch of cilantro

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