Ceviche Recipe | A Delicious Shrimp Salsa

    ceviche aka shrimp salsa in a bowl
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    We always love snacking on chips and salsa, but we find this ceviche recipe particularly appetizing during the warm summer months. Paired with a gluten-free beer, it’s hard not to find this shrimp salsa completely irresistible.

    Ceviche is traditionally made with raw seafood, which is “cooked” by the lime juice that marinates it. For instance, if you were to squeeze lime juice over shrimp and let the shrimp sit in the juice, you’d notice that the color of the shrimp would start turning pink.

    While it’s common to use uncooked seafood for ceviche in Latin American countries, we prefer using already cooked shrimp just to eliminate any possible risk associated with raw seafood.

    This ceviche recipe, a.k.a. shrimp salsa is incredibly easy to whip up. After the shrimp is marinated in the lime juice, it’s simply tossed with fresh tomatoes, cilantro, and onion. You can add hot sauce to your taste to make the ceviche as spicy or mild as you’d like.

    We love serving this ceviche recipe with a big bowl of organic tortilla chips. Just be forewarned that this shrimp salsa is dangerously good and will be gone before you know it, so make a big batch!

    Summary

    Cook time: 0 minutes
    Prep time: 15 minutes
    Idle time: 20 minutes
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    Ingredients

    Instructions

    1. Rinse the shrimp then pat dry with a paper towel. Add the shrimp to a large bowl. Pour the lime juice over the shrimp then toss to combine. Place the shrimp in the fridge and allow it to marinate in the lime juice for 20 minutes.
    2. Once the shrimp has marinated, add the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and a pinch of salt and pepper to the mixture. Toss everything to combine, then taste test for salt. Add more salt if needed.
    3. Serve with tortilla chips and hot sauce, if desired.

    Additional information

    Recipe adapted from natashaskitchen.com

    Born and raised in Southern California, Beeta has embraced a healthy lifestyle focused on farm-to-table cooking, natural products, and wellness routines. When she's not writing up recipes or discussing the latest natural living trends, Beeta enjoys spending time trying new restaurants, traveling with family and friends, and relaxing at home with her furry companion.