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How to make Tuna Tostada

This is one of Gaytán’s favourite Mexican dishes. Itis one that is perfect for you to try your hand at in the kitchen at home

Tuna Tostada. Carlos Gaytàn
Tuna Tostada. Carlos Gaytàn


500 grams fresh tuna slices

Olive oil

Fresh oregano

Scraps of a fresh lemon



Cilantro sprouts

Serrano chilli

Pinch of salt

2 small round tortillas per plate

For the sauce:

4 tomatoes roasted

1/8 white onion

1 roasted clove of garlic

(roast the garlic whole)

Whole roasted cumin

Ground salt and pepper


Cut the tuna into small dices, add the olive oil, lemon scraps, salt and oregano. Mix all the ingredients and let them settle for about 25 minutes.

For the sauce, roast the tomatoes, onion, garlic and cumin. Later on, place the garlic, onions and tomatoes in the mortar following the order mentioned. After that, add the salt, cumin and ­pepper to the mixture.

To serve:

Place ­tortillas on plate and top with tuna slices, avocado puree, sliced

radish, cilantro sprouts and sliced serrano chilli on top.

Updated: September 9, 2017 12:16 PM