Ceviche Authentic Mexican Recipe

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Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds Cubed white fish or bay scallops, raw
5 - 10 serrano peppers or jalapeño chiles(very hot), diced
1 Red bell pepper, diced
1 Green Chiles, diced
1 Onion, diced
3 Ripe tomatoes, diced
1 - 2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 Large avocado, diced
1 bunch Cilantro, with stems removed and diced
1 tsp sugar
2 cups lime juice
1/2 cup Lemon juice
1 bag Tortilla chips or
1 package Saltine crackers
Pinch Salt and pepper

Recipe Instructions:

In a large bowl combine all ingredients except the cilantro. Toss gently but thoroughly, making sure all fish is coated with lemon-lime mixture. Cover and refrigerate for one to three hours, stirring occasionally. Fish should become quite white and scallops will lose translucent appearance. (Once this happens, you will know that the lemon juice has cooked the fish). For garnish add diced cilantro on top.

Ceviche en Espanol

Pescado marinado en limón agrio con otros ingredientes, especialmente jitomate o tomate, cebolla y chile; una deliciosa especialidad de Acapulco.

Video Ceviche de Pescado. Receta de Jauja Cocina Mexicana

Enjoy this delicious ceviche Mexican food recipe!

Type of recipe: Appetizers
Preparation Time (min): 45
Cook Time (min): 15
Prep Tool:

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Product Reviews
Ceviche Recipe
4 Stars based on 3 Review(s)
guac girl
4 Stars

Review for Ceviche - Mexican Recipe
November 17, 2009

Ok this is a great ceviche recipe. Only question, if I only put in half the avocado, where does the other half go? And are the crackers for dipping too, just like the tortilla chips?

4 Stars

Review for Ceviche - Mexican Recipe
August 13, 2009

I believe this to be by far one of the best Ceviche recipes I've come across.I used fresh talapia filets,made it in the morning,let it sit for 4-5 hours.Ate it for lunch,came out delicious.

chef lily
4 Stars

Review for Ceviche - Mexican Recipe
April 3, 2009

ceviche is a fantastic dish! however, this recipe is guilding the lilly, so to speak. it can do with a much simpler recipe because it doesn't need so many ingredients. all you need is fish, tomato, onion, cilantro, lemon and lime juices and salt and it's perfect! also, I reccomend shrimp and crab for the seafood, but this recipe is very good both ways. cheers.

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