9 Shrimp Ceviche Recipes

a bamboo bowl with shrimp ceviche made with pineapple
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If you love the flavor combination of shrimp and citrus, you're going to love these shrimp ceviche recipes. The acid in the citrus fruit "cooks" the raw shrimp while it marinates but there's no actual cooking required. Here we've compiled our best shrimp ceviche recipes so you can create a sensational treat for shrimp lovers.

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Ceviche Self-Portrait

A straightforward and easy recipe for shrimp ceviche, "cooked" in lime juice and mixed with ripe tomatoes, cucumber, sweet onion, and serrano peppers. Recipe contributor big surprise says: "If I were ceviche, I would want to be this recipe for its flawless simplicity and popular appeal!"

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City Ceviche

A combination of shrimp and scallops are mixed with lime, orange juice and zest, red onion, red and yellow bell peppers, diced tomato, chile pepper, and fresh cilantro. Top with avocado and serve with tortilla chips for a wonderful appetizer with friends on a balmy summer evening.

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Skeeter's Ceviche

This is a super easy ceviche to try if you have never made ceviche before. Fresh shrimp, scallops, cilantro, chopped tomatoes, celery, green onions, serrano peppers, and a generous amount of lime juice are combined in a bowl, seasoned and chilled for 3 hours that's it! Spoon into martini glasses for a nice presentation.

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Easy Shrimp Ceviche

cooked shrimp ceviche in a white bowl

Real ceviche is "cooked" by the acid in the citrus juice; however some people prefer to cook the shrimp first, like in this recipe. Serve this flavor-packed ceviche with sliced avocado and a splash of hot sauce, if you like.

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Mexican Ceviche

Transport yourself to Mexico with this amazingly fresh shrimp ceviche that's packed with tomatoes, onions, cucumber, radishes, and garlic. Coarsely chop the shrimp, or leave them whole, depending on your preference.

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Shrimp and Pineapple Ceviche

a bamboo bowl with shrimp ceviche made with pineapple

This fruity ceviche recipe combines shrimp, pineapple, avocado, red onion, chile pepper, and lime juice for a very light and refreshing appetizer that's perfect for summer. Try wrapping the ceviche in lettuce leaves for a low-carb serving option.

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Tomato Shrimp Ceviche

In this Ecuadorean-style shrimp ceviche, seasoned tomato juice acts as the marinade. It's packed with cucumber, onion, and avocado and served cold. Serve in individual glasses for an easy summer party appetizer.

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Bloody Mary Ceviche

Bloody Mary mix spices up this ceviche-inspired dish. The recipe calls for cooked shrimp to save time but you can use raw shrimp if you prefer, it's your choice. Season to taste with hot sauce and serve with chopped avocado, tortilla chips and lime wedges.

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Shrimp Ceviche Baja Style

This is recipe contributor Isabel Cruz's grandma's recipe for Baja California-style ceviche. The shrimp is covered in lime juice and set aside to marinate, then mixed with onion, pickled jalapenos, carrots, cucumber and tomatoes. You can try other fresh citrus juices; orange, grapefruit, or lemon juice they all make great substitutes.

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More Inspiration

Mexican Mango and White Fish Ceviche

Love ceviche? We have lots more recipes to choose from, including this Mexican Mango and White Fish Ceviche.

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