I don't deny that chopping the fish into such tiny pieces seems perhaps against the express ethos (if I might put it that way) but there's no logic that can dissuade me. Besides, it really means that you hardly have to steep the fish in the acidy juices at all before it is "cooked" or rather denatured (yes, that is the term) by the lime. Not that that is my reason: I find that eating big chunks or raw fish, no matter if it is cured in some way by its acid bath, can spook people out and this dainty confetti somehow doesn't. I am mad for it, and truth to say, really love it with a big bowl of tortilla chips on the side, but for elegance often produce little toasts or tostadas instead. I get a slender French stick or ficelle loaf and cut into thin slices; 1 loaf should yield about 40 mini tostadas. Brush with a little oil and then burnish slightly in a 400 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Use whatever firm white fish is available to you; my Mexican sources speak of sierra but that's not an option for me, geographically. If I find black cod, sometimes called Chilean sea bass (and is neither cod nor bass) then I use that, otherwise monkfish.
Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson
Episode: Fast Fiesta
Chopped Ceviche
Total:
23 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
enough for approximately 40 little tostadas
Level:
Easy
Total:
23 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
enough for approximately 40 little tostadas
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Put the chopped fish in a wide shallow dish and sprinkle over the oregano, salt and lime juice. Leave this for 8 minutes.

Drain the fish; it will have made a milky liquid. Add the scallions, chile and cilantro and stir gently together.

You can either put teaspoonfuls onto little toasts and sprinkle over some more cilantro, or put the ceviche into a bowl and serve with tortilla chips.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cowboy Chopped Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of The National Hotel

Tuna Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of Aarón Sánchez

Shrimp and Mahi Mahi Citrus Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Bottom of the Jar Jam Vinaigrette with Chopped Greens

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Ceviche

Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson

Ceviche

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Giada at Home

          10am | 9c

          Giada at Home

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Giada at Home

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          11:30am | 10:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

          8pm | 7c

          Burgers, Brew & 'Que

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking