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How to Make Ceviche with Shrimp

Updated on February 23, 2015
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Ceviche consists of raw seafood tossed with acidic marinade (citrus juice) that "cooks" the fish. There is no single recipe for ceviche, and many different fish and shellfish can be used in preparing ceviche.This classic ceviche recipe is the perfect party appetizer all your guest will love.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 4 hours
Ready in: 4 hours 10 min
Yields: Serves eight people

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, diced
  • 12 lemons, squeezed
  • 2 oranges, squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 avocado

Directions

  1. Remove the tails from the shrimps and cut into 1-inch pieces. Put the shrimps in boiling water with a dash of sea salt. Leave for about 3 minutes. Then remove shrimps and rinse with cold water.
  2. Place shrimp in a large glass bowl. Add onions, tomatoes, cilantro, lime, lemon, orange juice, sea salt, and pepper. Stir to combine and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, gently stir in the avocado or serve on the side with chips.

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      alansprayvitamins 3 years ago

      One of my favorite dishes!

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      dragonflyfla 3 years ago from South Florida

      I love shrimp ceviche! I like more like a salsa instead of soupy like your image.

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