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Shrimp Ceviche

Shrimp “Ceviche”

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 8 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients

Traditional ceviche uses only the acids from citrus to “cook” the seafood involved. Our shrimp ceviche is the perfect option if you prefer to cook the seafood first. By cooking the shrimp for a quick...


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Nutrition Facts


87 cals


1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


12 g


5 g


3 g


9 g


525 mg


  1. In a medium saucepot, bring water to a boil. Add shrimp and cook for about 3 minutes or until pink. Remove from water and shock in a bowl of ice water to prevent overcooking.
  2. Once cool, chop shrimp into bite-sized pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, combine shrimp, lime juice, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Chill for one hour.
  4. Add in onions, pepper, pineapple, and cilantro. Chill for an additional hour.
  5. To serve, scoop ¼ cup of ceviche into a single piece of romaine lettuce. Repeat with remaining ceviche mixture.

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