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Spicy Fish Tostada With Cabbage

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Ingredients
For fish and marinade
  Tilapia filets/Mahi mahi 4
  Chilly powder 1 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , squeeze
  Agave nectar/2 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
For cabbage slaw
  Head of cabbage 1⁄2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Kosher salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For white sauce
  Greek yoghurt 5 Tablespoon
  Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon
  Cilantro/Mint leaves 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
For assembly and garnish
  Tostada 4 (Store-bought)
  Sriracha sauce/Sauce 10 Drop
Directions

GETTING READY
1. FOR FISH
In a large bowl, mix chilly powder, kosher salt, garlic powder, lime juice, agave nectar and vegetable oil. Add the tilapia filets, coat well and marinate for 20 minutes.
2. FOR CABBAGE SLAW
In a colander, place sliced cabbage. Add the salt and massage a few times and set aside for 20 minutes.

MAKING
FOR MAKING WHITE SAUCE
3. In a large bowl, mix Greek yoghurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice and cilantro together. Thin it out slightly with a couple drops of water. Set aside.

SERVING
4. Recipe follows

FOR MAKING FISH
5. In a large pan over medium heat, sear the marinated tilapia filets on one side for about 2-3 minutes. Flip for 2 more minutes or until the fish is fully cooked.

FINALIZING
6. Assemble your tostada by placing a few chunks of fish on top, followed by some cabbage and yogurt sauce. Drizzle with some hot sauce and garnish with fresh cilantro.

SERVING
7. Serve with additional garnish such as sliced avocado, chopped tomatoes or another squeeze of lime.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Assembled
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Here is a little twisted dish derived from the classic fish tacos- Spicy Fish Tostada with Cabbage. The fresh and crisp cabbage, avocados and the homemade white sauce lifts up its flavor. Check out this video to learn this exotic dish that can be a perfect snack or a party meal. Bon App├ętit!

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