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Shrimp Ceviche Recipe - #shrimp #ceviche #recipe #eatwell101 - Shrimp ceviche is so fresh, flavorful, and super quick to make. Enjoy a light, healthy meal with our shrimp ceviche recipe!

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe – Shrimp ceviche is so fresh, flavorful, and super easy to prepare! Cooked and chopped shrimp are tossed in a mix of fresh veggies, citrus juice, herbs, and a touch of mayo for a creamy touch. The perfect no-effort dish for a light and refreshing appetizer, lunch, or dinner. Regardless of how you enjoy it, this shrimp ceviche recipe is guaranteed to be a huge crowd-pleaser. Enjoy!

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Shrimp ceviche recipe

This shrimp ceviche recipe is cooked shrimp marinated with lime and lemon juice, tomato, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, salt, pepper, and a secret ingredient: Mayonnaise – to make the shrimp ceviche creamier. It’s very quick to make and full of bold flavors. We use cooked shrimp to make sure everyone can enjoy this delicious appetizer, but you can always make it with raw chopped shrimp that marinate for 20 minutes so the shrimp cooks with the acidity of lemon and lime juice. You can serve this easy shrimp ceviche as an appetizer or a light meal if you prefer, it’s perfect for any occasion!

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How to make shrimp ceviche

Making shrimp ceviche is very easy: First, cook shrimp in boiling water for one minute then soak in ice water. Then combine shrimp with chopped veggies (except avocado and cucumber because they will darken, and render water, respectively), herbs, salt, pepper, mayo, lemon juice, and lime juice. Add avocado and cucumber at the last minute when ready to serve.

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1. To make the shrimp ceviche: Bring a pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, fill up a medium bowl with ice water, and set it aside.

2. Add the shrimp to boiling water and cook quickly until pink and opaque, about 1 minute.

3. Drain shrimp in a colander then transfer to the prepared ice water bowl to stop the cooking and cool for a few minutes. Drain well then chop the shrimp into small pieces with a sharp knife.

4. In a medium glass bowl, combine shrimp, lime juice, lemon juice, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and season with salt and pepper.

5. Transfer the ceviche to the refrigerator and let rest 30 minutes to 1 hour so the flavors meld together.

6. Toss cucumber and avocado in the shrimp ceviche at the last minute and serve. This shrimp ceviche is delicious with tortilla chips. Enjoy! ❤️ 

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How long to keep the shrimp ceviche leftovers

Shrimp ceviche will keep for 1 day in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Is shrimp ceviche healthy?

This healthy shrimp ceviche is prepared with fresh ingredients: lean, protein-rich shrimp, veggies, and vitamin-loaded citrus juice. The shrimp ceviche recipe is low in carbs, high in protein, vitamins, and nutrients. If you are looking to keep things even healthier, skip the mayo!

Shrimp ceviche variations

This shrimp ceviche recipe is extremely customizable! Feel free to mix things up and add any fresh vegetables you want. Some great addition would be:

  • Bell peppers
  • Scallions
  • Diced mango
  • Diced pineapple
  • Hot Sauce

More cold shrimp recipes

This shrimp ceviche recipe is delicious but you can use shrimp in many other cold dishes such as these delicious shrimp salads:

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