Cookbook:Ceviche of Shrimp and Sea Bass

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Ceviche (or cebiche) is traditional South American dish in the Pacific coast. In its classic form, it is composed of chunks of raw fish, lime juice, chopped onion, and minced ají limo or rocoto, both types of chiles. The recipe below for Ceviche of Shrimp and Sea Bass is not "authentic" but should be edible.



  1. Boil salted water. Have ice water ready on the side. Poach shrimp for just 30 seconds and cool in ice water and drain.
  2. Combine with fish and toss with onion, ginger, garlic, hot pepper, celery, salt, and black pepper. Allow to cool in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  3. Add lemon and lime juices and refrigerate 1 additional hour. Finish with cilantro and corn, check seasoning.

Yield: 8 to 12 servings Prep Time: 2 hours