Shrimp Ceviche

Total Time:
39 min
30 min
4 min
5 min

about 8 first-course servings

  • Kosher salt
  • 2 pounds medium-small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 limes, juiced
  • 8 lemons, juiced
  • 2 oranges, juiced, preferably sour oranges
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 1 serrano chile, roughly chopped
  • 2 large avocados, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • Tortilla chips, for garnish

In a large pot of boiling salted water, add the shrimp and simmer until just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the shrimp to a bowl of ice water to chill.

Drain the shrimp, cut into 1-inch pieces, and transfer to a bowl. Add the lime, lemon, and orange juice, stir to combine, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours and up to 6.

Stir the tomato, onion, cilantro, and chile into the shrimp mixture and let sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes.

When ready to serve, gently stir in the avocado and cucumber. Divide the ceviche among 8 chilled martini glasses and tuck 2 to 3 tortilla chips around the sides of each.

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Really good, but is it 4 hours or some other time. Difference on description. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic- great party pleaser. To all who think that the shrimp should just cook in the lime juice because this recipe is called ceviche, please note that shellfish NEEDS TO BE COOKED first, always. You can cook fish in lime juice but NOT SHELLFISH. If you try to cook the shrimp only in the lime juice, you will be serving raw shellfish, and that is not safe. You will make people sick. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Outstanding. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not bad but extremely citrusy. I would try it again but tone down the citrus. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very good recipe only thing is that it tastes better without the oranges traditional ceviche does not include oranges nor cooking the shrimp in boiling water it's supposed cook in the lime juice. Garlic??? where do you guys think that ceviche needs garlic that's insane definitely does not need or include garlic ever in any recipe this is a latin recipe not italian. Also hello of course you need to add salt just because it isn't in the recipe doesn't mean you can't add it don't people usually season their food with salt I know I do item not reviewed by moderator and published
I TRIED THIS AT HOME AND EVERYONE LOVED IT item not reviewed by moderator and published
Should be delicious but it wasnt....too bitter! Way way too much juice too. The ingredients should work but only a little juice, more salt and garlic. Very disappointing... item not reviewed by moderator and published
WAY too much juice. And orange juice doesn't belong. It's kind of bland as well.I love ceviche, but wouldn't make this recipe again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is not prepared in 5 squeeze the lemons, limes and oranges alone are longer, but definetly make a difference. I made everything the day before except the avacadoe...worked out wonderful and the flavors really had a chance to marinate. Put the wet martini glasses in the frig a head of time for chilling. Guest raved. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used shrimp that was already cooked, added a touch of salt, and a clove of crushed garlic. It turned out great and was a hit at our small dinner party! Will make again and again. Super easy, too! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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