Chipotle shrimp tostadas

Chipotle shrimp tostadas

Today we’ll be preparing this chipotle shrimp tostada recipe loaded with Mexican beans, corn, cherry tomatoes and smashed avocado! A dish designed to delight your palate with an incredible mix of flavors and textures!


  • 8 8-inch corn flour tortillas
  • 1 can of 400 grams of Mexican refried beans
  • 4 cups finely chopped romaine or iceberg lettuce
  • 500 grams small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 400-gram can drained yellow corn, drained
  • ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 4-ounce can chopped jalapeño peppers
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • Smoked chipotle sauce to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix together chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper, toss shrimp with oil, then sprinkle seasoning mixture over shrimp and toss until well coated.
  2. Sauté shrimp in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until opaque and cooked through.
  3. Heat oil over medium-high heat and warm tortillas, then remove from heat, assemble tostadas with tortillas on bottom and spread refried beans over tortilla.
  4. Top with shredded lettuce, shrimp, corn, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, mashed avocado and finally drizzle with taco sauce just before serving.
  5. Enjoy your chipotle shrimp tostadas as soon as they are ready, serve with a cold beer.


  • You can add the grated cheese of your choice to these tostadas, our favorite is cotija cheese although we have also used cream cheese, adding a mix of crunchy and creamy textures to our chipotle shrimp tostadas.
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