Juicy and Spicy Ceviche


This is a super juicy and spicy ceviche. It is so good! Serve with tortilla chips.

close up view of Juicy and Spicy Ceviche with squid, ganrished with a lime wedge and tortilla chips in a glass
Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs


  • 1 ½ pounds cooked seafood mix (such as octopus, squid, shrimp, and surimi)

  • 1 cup lime juice

  • 2 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • 1 small red onion, diced

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce (such as Frank's RedHot®)

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1 ½ teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced


  1. Stir seafood mix and lime juice together in a large, non-metallic bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Fold in diced tomatoes and onion; cover, and refrigerate 30 minutes. Whisk together Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, tomato paste, cayenne pepper, cumin, chili powder, and salt in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  2. After 30 minutes, gently stir 1/2 of the tomato paste mixture into seafood mixture. Cover remaining tomato paste mixture and seafood mixture. Return both to the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. After another 30 minutes, gently stir the remaining tomato paste mixture into ceviche, cover, and refrigerate another 30 minutes.

  4. Gently stir cilantro and diced avocado into ceviche before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
7g Fat
11g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 813mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 652mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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