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                       Shrimp Tostadas with Guacamole
 
 Recipe By     :=20
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Barbeque                         Fish And Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         ***GUACAMOLE***
    2      large         avocado
    2      teaspoons     fresh lime juice
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    2                    green onions cut into 1 lengths
    1      small         tomato  peeled -- quartered
    1      clove         garlic
    1      small         hot chili pepper seeded halved lengthwise
                         ***SHRIMP AND TOSTADAS***
                         oil for frying 8 tortillas (fresh)
   32      medium        shrimp
    1      can           16 oz refried beans
    2      tablespoons   oil
                         fresh salsa (not cooked)
                         small bowls of chopped -lettuce, onion,
                         queso fresco (mex. cheese), parsley.
 
 Guacamole:
 Cut avocados in half and remove pits, Scoop avocado meat out of shell and
 place in food processor, add lime juice, process until pureed. Add salt,
 onion, tomato, garlic, and small hot pepper to mixture and process again
 until finely pureed. Transfer to small bowl to bring to table.
 
 Fry tortillas:
 Heat 1 of oil in a shallow 8"-9 skillet. Slide tortillas one by one into
 oil and fry on each side till golden. Remove immediately, drain on papper
 towels.
 
 Grill shrimp, prepare beans:
 
 Thread shrimp onto 8 10 skewers and grill over coals. While shrimp cook,
 transfer refried beans from can to saucepan Add 2 tbls. oil, stir well, and
 heat over low heat.
 When shrimp are cooked, remove the skewers transfer to small dish and bring
 to table.
 
 Guest should make their own tostadas. Spread the refried beans on top of a
 fried tostadas. Arrange shrimp over this and spoon a little salsa and
 guacamole over shrimp. Then add a little lettuce, onion and cheese over the
 top. Top with parsley or cilantro.
 
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