Shrimp Ceviche

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Serrano chile adds a nice warmth to a stunning shrimp ceviche.


  • 1 lb cooked, peeled & deveined shrimp
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup seeded and diced tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded, and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro roughly chopped, plus leaves for garnish


  • Defrost and drain shrimp. Transfer to a bowl. Add lime, and lemon juices. Stir in cucumber, red onion and serrano chile. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Stir in tomato, avocado and chopped cilantro. Mix gently, taste and season with salt. Allow to sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes before serving.
  • To serve: Spoon ceviche into martini glasses or small bowls. Garnish with sprigs of cilantro and slices of lime. Serve with tortilla chips or fried plantain strips.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 369
  Calories from Fat 81 (22%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(8%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(138%)Cholesterol 414mg
(21%)Sodium 509mg
(37%)Potassium 1278mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(36%)Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(96%)Protein 48g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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