Ceviche Recipe

Ceviche Recipe

Ceviche is loaded with shrimp, avocado, tomatoes, cucumber and cilantro; all marinated in fresh lime juice. Use cooked or raw shrimp for this Mexican shrimp cocktail.


  • 1 lb shrimp (raw or cooked) peeled, deveined and diced
  • 1 cup lime juice from 6 limes
  • 1 cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1 large avocado (or 2 small avocados)
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and minced
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • 1 cup clamato juice (use “picante” version for spicier salsa)

To Serve:

  • 16 Tostadas (or a bag of tortilla chips)
  • Hot Sauce (Tabasco or Franks Red Hot)


  1. Dice shrimp and place into a large glass (non-metamixing bowl. Squeeze 1 to 1 1/4 cups lime juice from 6 limes over shrimp. Stir to combine then cover and marinate in the refrigerator (marinate 1 1/2 to 2 hours for raw shrimp or until no longer translucent and marinate 15 minutes for cooked shrimp), stirring halfway through.
  2. Chop the vegetables: cucumber, avocado, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro.
  3. When shrimp are done marinating, add vegetables to the bowl.
  4. Add 1/4 tsp black pepper or season to taste and gently stir to combine. Lastly, stir in 1 cup clamato juice, mixing just to combine. Serve with tortilla chips or over tostadas.

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