Filo Toastada with Ceviche
Filo Toastada with Ceviche
A cold appetizer perfect for parties by Justine Schofield from Everyday Gourmet
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Baking
  • Cooking Time 40 minutes
  • Yield 12 servings
  • 50 grams butter
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chilli in adobe sauce, blended to make a paste
  • 2 limes and zest of 1
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Pinch of salt
  • 12 sheets of filo
  • 200 grams blue eye cod fillet, skin and bones removed (or any fresh white fish of your liking)
  • 1 French shallot, finely chopped
  • ½ tomato, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 corn on the cob, blackened under a grill or open flame of the stove
  • ½ an avocado, finely diced
  • 2 sprigs coriander, finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C. Place butter into a small pot with the chipotle chili, zest of one of the limes, ground coriander and a pinch of salt. Slowly heat to infuse the flavours and to melt the butter.
  2. Lay 1 sheet of pastry on a clean surface and brush with a thin amount of the infused butter. Sandwich another sheet of filo on top and then repeat with the remaining sheets, so you have 2 bundles of 6 layers. Using a saucer or small plate as a guide cut 6 discs out of the filo stacks. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Place another piece of baking paper on top and then another tray on top to flatten.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven until golden and then completely cool.
  4. Dice the fish in ½ cm pieces. Juice the lime and pour over the fish. Add the, shallot and tomato and marinate in the fridge for 10 minutes. Drain excess liquid and cut corn kernels from the cob. Add the corn, avocado, coriander and olive oil. Season to taste.

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