Shrimp Ceviche

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Shrimp Ceviche #ABRecipes
Shrimp Ceviche Inspired in the Beache of Nuevo Vallarta

This shrimp ceviche recipe was inspired by a vacation I took when I was young to the pacific beaches in Nayarit. There is a paradisiacal place called Bucerias Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. The locals visit this place during the weekend and celebrate by having a feast under a “palapa” cheering with cold “Pacifico” beer, eating fresh seafood just caught from the sea and prepared right there by local cooks that have small restaurants along the beach. To start the feast they do it with shrimp ceviche tostadas!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound of fresh pre-cooked deveined shrimp medium size
  • 1 medium size purple onion chopped finely (to avoid crying put the onion in the freezer for 5 minutes that keeps juices locked)
  • 1 garlic clove best to puree it (can use fresh garlic paste, you don’t want to garlic to show in this plate)
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato chopped finely (1 ½ mediums if not find a big one. If you don’t like tomato you can skip).
  • 1 fresh serrano chile chopped finely
  • Cilantro rough chopped (add this before serving, cilantro tends to absorb liquid and lose freshness)
  • 1 cup of lemon juice, 2 spoons of salad vinegar
  • ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of cumin
  • Salt & pepper

Preparation time: 20 minutes. Serves 8-10 servings. Approximate cost per serving $2.00

For preparing the shrimp ceviche put all the ingredients of the list together in a crystal bowl (with the exception of the cilantro), mix all together taste and condiment as necessary. Cover with plastic wrap refrigerate, let it sit for few minutes.

Few things to consider when preparing this dish: Can use frozen pre cooked, deveined shrimp. If you use this kind of shrimps defrost partially using cold running water, colder the better and the safest. Shrimp temperature is very important to avoid bacteria.

Shrimp ceviche tastes absolutely delicious, sounds not that easy to prepare but it is not, you will hit a home run!

This shrimp ceviche recipe is great for parties as a finger food or to start a meal looking fancy.

Try other of my shrimp recipes just click on the image.

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Louise Smith

Ooh, I love shrimp! I don’t think I’ve ever tried ceviche before though. It looks and sounds delicious 🙂

Louise x

Jacqui Odell

This looks amazing!! Of course I love shrimp! I haven’t had it as a ceviche before but I will try it!

Bree

I’ve never tried ceviche but this looks delicious! I’m sure my fiancé would fall in love with this too. I will definitely have to try this recipe soon.

Jasmine

Shrimp ceviche is my husbands favorite! I will have to try the ceviche with the mango dipping sauce, it looks delicious!!

Dawn Nieves

Oh my yum! This looks absolutely amazing. I’ve never made this at home but that’s about to change! It looks so good!!

Dena

Not really a fan of civiche but this looks great. Super easy and yummy. I think even my kids would enjoy it.

Lois Alter Mark

I could eat ceviche all day! I am a huge fan of shrimp, and this looks delicious. Would love to try it!

Catherine Sargent

This Looks really good. I have never had ceviche, but I would love to try it. Thanks for the recipe.

Shirley Wood

I’m a little bit like Bubba Gump, I like any kind of shrimp including coconut shrimp so I know your recipe will be scrumptious. It sounds delicious and easy to prepare. We always enjoy creating recipes after good food from vacation spots.

Nicole Aguilar

YUM! this is one of my favorite dishes and yet I’ve never made it myself. You make it look so easy, I’ll have to give it a try.

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