Fast Recipes

Tostadas with radish, crab and jalapeño salsa

Lisa Featherby recipe for fast tostadas with radish, crab and jalapeño salsa.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 6
Tostadas with radish, crab and jalapeño salsa
Tostadas with radish, crab and jalapeño salsa

Ingredients

  • For deep-frying: vegetable oil
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 200 gm cooked spanner crab meat, drained
  • 50 gm Kenko mayonnaise (see note)
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • To serve: hot sauce and lime halves
Jalapeño salsa
  • 2 green jalapeños, finely diced (seeds removed; optional)
  • ½ white onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup coriander, coarsely chopped, plus extra leaves to garnish
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Method

Main
  • 1
    Heat 6cm oil in a wide deep saucepan over high heat to 190C. Add tortillas one at a time and fry, turning occasionally, until bubbled, golden and crisp (2-3 minutes). Remove with tongs and drain on paper towels.
  • 2
    For jalapeño salsa, combine ingredients in a bowl and season well with salt.
  • 3
    Combine crab and mayonnaise in a bowl and season to taste.
  • 4
    Place tostadas on plates, top with crab mayonnaise, spoon jalapeño dressing over, scatter with radish and extra coriander leaves and serve with hot sauce and limes.

Notes

Note Kenko mayonnaise is a brand of Japanese mayonnaise available from Asian grocers. We love its flavour in this dish, but you can substitute your choice of mayonnaise.