Halibut Ceviche

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 4 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 4 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Halibut and marinade:

1 pound halibut fillet, diced into 1/2-inch pieces

1 large red onion, diced small

1 lime, juiced

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 yellow bell pepper, stem and seeds removed and diced small


1 lime, zested and juiced

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon minced, fresh garlic chives

1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro leaves

1 tablespoon minced, fresh mint leaves

1 teaspoon chili flakes

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 pint daikon radish sprouts


  1. In a non reactive bowl, stir halibut with onion, lime juice and vinegar to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours.
  2. Discard halibut marinade and in a clean bowl combine halibut and bell pepper.
  3. For dressing combine lime juice and rice vinegar and while whisking, add olive oil in a slow stream. Add lime zest, chives, cilantro, mint and chili flakes. Fold in halibut and bell pepper mixture and season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Spoon into martini glasses and top with radish sprouts.