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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


  • 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
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  • Serves 4 people

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Feb 2014

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