Crushed avocado, chilli and lime with crunchy tortillas


You'll need

½ tsp each smoked paprika, ground cumin and ground coriander For shallow-frying: vegetable oil 6 small white corn tortillas To serve: goat’s curd and olive oil   Crushed avocado Juice of 3 limes, or to taste ¼ Spanish onion, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 avocados, coarsely chopped Handful of mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced 70 ml olive oil

Method

  • 01
  • Combine spices and 2 tsp sea salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • 02
  • Heat 2cm oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and shallow-fry tortillas, one at a time, turning once or twice, until golden and crisp (1-2 minutes). Drain tortillas on absorbent paper, season with spiced salt, break into rough pieces and set aside.
  • 03
  • For crushed avocado, combine lime juice, onion and garlic in a bowl, season to taste and stand to soften (1-2 minutes). Coarsely crush avocados and tomatoes in a mortar and pestle, add to onion mixture with chilli and olive oil, stir to combine and serve with crisp tortillas and goat’s curd drizzled with olive oil.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
The Gourmet Traveller podcast

Each fortnight we round up the most interesting characters from the food world for your listening pleasure. We chat to chefs, cooks, authors, bar tenders and baristas - anyone who has something new and interesting to say about the way we like to eat and drink.

Listen
Recipe collections

Looking for fresh dinner ideas? Not sure how to make the most out of seasonal produce? Or do you need to plan the perfect party menu? Our recipe collections have you covered.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Featured in

Feb 2014

You might also like...

Fuss-free summer recipes

recipes

Rigatoni with chicken ragu and green sauce

Fast autumn recipes

recipes

Flank steak tacos with corn, avocado and coriander

Fast summer recipes

recipes

Rigatoni with mushrooms pecorino and herb crumbs

Fast seafood recipes

recipes

Flathead with crushed peas

Fast summer dinners

recipes

Pumpkin pilaf with ricotta and pepitas

Six fast noodle recipes

recipes

Egg sandwich

Fuss-free summer recipes

recipes

Smoked trout scramble

Fast summer recipes

recipes

conversion tool