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5 from 4 votes

Shrimp Ceviche

This delicious Shrimp Ceviche is made by marinating cooked shrimp, onions, tomatoes, bell pepper, and cilantro in a refreshing combination of freshly squeezed lime, lemon, orange, and grapefruit juice.
Prep Time30 mins
Marinate time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 as a side
Calories: 260kcal


  • 1 small white onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2.5 pounds cooked shrimp peeled, deveined, and chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 4 Roma tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño

    seeded and diced (optional)

  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1 grapefruit juiced
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 10 limes juiced
  • 1 small bunch fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Tortilla chips or Fried Green Plantain Chips for serving


  • Soak the onions - Transfer the onions in a medium bowl with 2 teaspoons of salt. Cover with water and allow to soak for approximately 10-15 minutes. Drain, rinse, and transfer onions to a large mixing bowl.
  • Combine remaining ingredients - Transfer the shrimp, tomatoes, diced bell pepper, jalapeño, orange juice, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lime juice, cilantro, and a dash of salt and pepper to the same bowl as the soaked and drained sliced onion. Mix well to combine.
  • Rest and marinate - Cover and transfer to the refrigerator. Allow ingredients to marinate and rest for at least 30-60 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve - Serve with tortilla chips or fried green plantain chips, if desired.


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 476mg | Sodium: 1475mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 96.5mg | Calcium: 338mg | Iron: 5.1mg
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