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Seafood Ceviche   CD  HD  MC  Peruvian  15mins plus marinating



Serves 4 as a main course or 6 as a starter    Cold  Fish  Appetiser  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless Peru  South American  South America




450g/1lb raw seafood e.g. Prawns, Squid, meaty fish Fillets (marlin, tuna, sea bass, snapper)
1 Red Onion, finely chopped
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
1 Chili, deseeded and chopped
Salt and black pepper
The Juice of 5 Lemons
The juice of 5 limes
2 tbsp freshly chopped Coriander (Cilantro)



1. Prepare the seafood:-

Prawns - peel, de-vein and wash in cold water. 

Squid - clean, wash in cold water and cut into thin strips.

Fish fillets - clean, wash in cold water and cut into strips.


2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the prawns and squid and poach  30 seconds. Remove from the heat, drain well and cool in iced water. Drain well and dry on kitchen paper. 


3.  Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate for 4-6 hours before serving, turning several times during marinating. 



For serving suggestions see Cebiche



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Main equipment required to prepare fresh fish


Sharp knives - large and small

Chopping board

Kitchen scissors

Fish Scalers (optional)


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