Fresh Tuna Ceviche


Ceviche made with fresh, raw tuna chunks. Great as an appetizer or side dish. I learned this one from my grandparents and found it to be a winner among my college buddies.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
4 servings


  • 12 ounces sashimi grade tuna

  • ¾ bunch green onions, thinly sliced

  • ½ medium onion, finely diced

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • ¼ cup lemon juice, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon soy sauce, or to taste


  1. Cut tuna into 1/2 inch cubes, and place into a bowl. Stir in the onion, green onions, ginger, jalapeno, lemon juice, and soy sauce; mix to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Taste before serving and add more lemon juice or soy sauce as needed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

117 Calories
1g Fat
6g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 117
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 545mg 12%

* 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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