Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail

Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail is such a perfect salad. Light and flavorful. Avocado, fresh peppers, tomatoes and shrimp all mixed together in a citrus juice. Easy to assemble and delicious!


 Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail 


1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 small limes, squeezed
1 tsp olive oil
1 lb large cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined*
1 medium hass avocado, diced into chunks
1 medium tomato, diced
1 cup diced English cucumber, not peeled
1 serrano pepper, seeds removed and minced
2 tbsp chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
salt and fresh black pepper to taste
1 lime cut into wedges for serving
2 1/4 cups shredded iceberg lettuce


In a small bowl combine red onion, lime juice, olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper. Let them marinate at least 5 minutes to mellow the flavor of the onion.

In a large bowl combine shrimp, avocado, tomato, cucumber, serrano pepper. Combineall the ingredients together, add cilantro and gently toss. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Fill nine martini glasses with shredded lettuce. Top each with 1/2 cup shrimp salad and garnish with a sprig of cilantro. Serve with a wedge of lime.

Makes 4 1/2 cups.

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