Coho Salmon Tostadas

Coho Salmon Tostadas

If you are looking for a different alternative to the traditional taco, try making tostadas. By baking the tortillas, they become crunchy and delectable. They are perfect topped with flaky citrusy coho salmon. The hot and smoky addition of chipotle sauce to the mayo makes this the perfect party bite or a weeknight dinner.

Coho Salmon Tostadas | Sitka Salmon Shares

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 30 min
Serves: 4


  • For the Fish:
  • 12 ounces coho salmon
  • ½ orange, zested and juiced
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • For the Tostadas:
  • 8-10 small corn tortillas
  • Olive oil spray
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle sauce
  • ½ cup fresh corn kernels
  • ½ cup sliced scallions
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the Lime Crema:
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • For Garnish:
  • 1 avocado, cut in cubes
  • Cilantro leaves


Make the Tostadas

Preheat the oven at 400F. Place the tortillas in a large baking sheet in one layer, you may need to use more than one sheet pan depending on the size of the tortillas. Spray with olive oil on both sides. Bake 4-5 minutes, flip over, and bake on the other side for another 4 minutes or until golden brown.

Broil the Fish

Preheat your broiler on low. in a small bowl add the juice and zest of half orange and half lemon, add soy sauce, and mix well until combined. Place the fish in a baking sheet and brush the sauce all over. Be generous. Broil on low for 8 minutes until cooked through and flaky. Using a fork, shred the fish meat. Set aside.

Mix Corn & Scallions

Mix corn and scallion with the juice of half lemon, lightly season with salt.

Make Chipotle Mayo

In a small bowl mix mayo and chipotle sauce.

Make Lime Sour Cream

In a small bowl mix sour cream and juice of one lime, season with salt.

Assemble the Tostadas

Spread chipotle mayo all over the tostadas. Top with Coho salmon, add one tablespoon of the corn and scallion mix, garnish with avocado and cilantro, finish with a splash of lime sour cream. Enjoy!

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