Shrimp and watermelon tostadas


  • Prep Time30 mins
  • Total Time30 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Shrimp and watermelon tostadas
Chatelaine Triple Tested

Crunchy, zesty, fresh and lively, this modern shrimp starter has it all!


  • 300 g raw shrimp, peeled

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise

  • 1 1/2 tsp sriracha hot sauce

  • 1/4 cup lime juice

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes

  • 2 cups diced seedless watermelon

  • 2-Jan avocado, diced

  • 2-Jan yellow bell pepper, diced

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 12 corn tortillas


  • BOIL a medium pot of water. Add shrimp and cook until pink and firm, about 2 min. Drain and rinse with cold running water. Pat dry, then set aside.

  • STIR mayo with sriracha in a small bowl. Stir lime juice with salt and chili flakes in a large bowl. Stir in shrimp, watermelon, avocado, pepper, onion and cilantro.

  • TOP tostadas with shrimp mixture. Drizzle with spicy mayo and serve immediately.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 347, Protein 15g, Carbohydrates 31g, Fat 20g, Fibre 4g, Sodium 410mg.