Thank you so much to Helen for featuring my Chicken Chalupitas! The inspiration for this recipe was the seared fish tostada I enjoyed during my recent trip to Mexico (see my previous post for the full story). Service is always superb. 6-8 tostadas (crispy corn tortillas, see below) I drool at the way that looks and I would eat it if there were grilled shrimp instead of seared tuna. Zoom in to see updated info. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Share. I agree with you regarding fresh, crunchy vegetables garnish. Copycat from the famous Mexico City restaurant, made lighter. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. “La Cervecería de Barrio“™; Mexico City, 2019. I get those exact Charras tostada shells and love them! Thank you so much, Diann, and thank you for hosting! Can’t wait for that recipe! Have a fabulous week. more, This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. I was just too eager to eat it to wait to have more flowers, hehe. ... Andrew Jacobs: Tuna Tostada was by far the #1 item. I am sharing this recipe at What’s for dinner? Tweet. Top with slices of tuna… We would definitely return. Special thanks to Marilyn @ Marilyn’s Treats and Bev @ Eclectic Red Barn for featuring my Sinaloa Style Chicken on their party blog posts this week, and for hosting along with Pam @ An Artful Mom, Katherine @ Katherine’s Corner, Nina @ Vintage Mama’s Cottage, Amber @ Follow the Yellow Brick Home, Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance, and Linda @ Crafts a la Mode. Whether you find yourself seated at Contramar, in Mexico City, or Cala, in San Francisco, Chef Gabriela Cámara’s tuna tostadas are one of the most iconic items on her menu. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in Singapore. Avocado slices Recipe by Chef #960874. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The 15 Best Places for Tuna in Mexico City. The tostada was really refreshing and tasty! Torre Manacar in Mexico City – Iconic Building Then and Now, Seared Tuna Tostada — My Slice of Mexico | My Meals are on Wheels, Tacos Acorazados – A Portable Dish from Mexican Revolutionary Times. We came for dinner, and although it was less crowded than lunch, we still were glad that we made a reservation. The restaurant was very lively, and we enjoyed it immensely. Hence the emphasis.) 6. Contramar: Tuna tostada for the win! Pinned!! Wow! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party. I very briefly baked my tostadas in the oven anyway, to freshen up their taste from the package (photo below, right): Notice the edges very lightly browned, and the shiny oil on the surface; again, do not leave the tostadas unattended, remove promptly, and be careful not to touch the hot oil (yes, I did get burnt, ouch! What I keep going back for are their tuna tostadas and fig tart. 9.0. Drooling here. I am also joining Full Plate Thursday #441 with Miz Helen @ Miz Helen’s Country Cottage. ( Log Out /  If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Pinned and shared. The tuna tostadas! Lime wedges, to serve. but in my opinion, the fresh crunch from the raw veggies was more pleasant, and the visual appeal from the variety of colours and shapes was a big bonus. 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Once the pan is very hot, but not smoking, cook tuna pieces, turning every ten to fifteen seconds (photo below, right): Do not overcook; expose each surface to the heat only until it turns opaque. I am sometimes able to find tostadas at a couple of my local supermarkets, and for sure if I take the hike to an international grocery store (photo below, left). I am bringing my tostadas to Fiesta Friday # 284 with Angie at Fiesta Friday, this week with Diann @ Of Goats and Greens and Petra @ Food Eat Love. Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. Oh Irene this looks so good! Wonderful place! Contramar, Mexico City Picture: Tuna tostada - Check out Tripadvisor members' 51,783 candid photos and videos. Finish with avocado, a sprig of cilantro and a strip of red pepper on top. Serve immediately with a wedge of lime on the side: I think this tostada was comparable to the original one in terms of flavour (both delicious!) Map updates are paused. Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Yes, the flavor is very mild; if I get more, I will post about it; sauteing some onions and adding coarsely chopped squash blossoms at the end with a pinch of salt is a more common technique, and eating that by itself in a taco, instead of adding cheese helps, too. We came here for an early dinner (the restaurant is open traditional Mexico City hours and doesn't do late dinner most nights) and we had a table on the sidewalk (the noise level from the dining room seems daunting) and we enjoyed everything. The restaurant employees were very attentive and the food was delicious. I cannot believe it took me so long to try this place but I was absolutely blown away by the quality and taste. 9.2. Remove tuna from marinade and let any excess liquid drip off; Mix the chipotle paste with the mayonnaise until well combined; Assemble the tostadas by spreading a layer of chipotle aioli on the tostada shell. Everything was delicious, and we were not hurried away as other reviewers were, probably because it was the end of the night and they didn't need to turn over our table. Mix together the lime juice and coconut aminos and marinate the sliced tuna for 5 minutes. Cilantro sprigs and red pepper strips (hot or sweet, to taste), to garnish ( Log Out /  Contramar: Tuna tostada! Thank you and thank you for hosting, Marilyn! 1 lb (454g) sushi/sashimi-grade tuna (see below) Tuna tostada to die for and the el pastor fish taco also most delicious. Oh, so glad you got to try the squash blossoms, Eilene! Copycat from the famous Mexico City restaurant, made lighter. Thank you for bringing them to Fiesta Friday! Remove from heat onto a cutting board and slice thinly. I hope you enjoy it! #2 was the Pescado Contramar. They are recommended for a reason, and my only regret is that we didn't order more. Freshly ground black pepper, as needed Raw veggies, to taste: shredded red cabbage, shredded carrot, thinly sliced cucumber, thinly sliced radish (and/or jícama) Kosher or other coarse salt, as needed Recipes / < 15 Mins. ( Log Out /  All the food here is very good, although a bit pricey.

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