Thursday, July 4, 2013

Perfect for Warm Summer Days...Simple Ceviche


Ingredients:

1/2 lb Swai fillets* 
1/2 pound shrimp, deveined and cleaned*
1/2 pound small scallops*
5 -6 limes (Enough Juice to cover fish)
1 cup diced fresh tomato
1 sweet red pepper, chopped
4 tablespoons chopped parsley or 4 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2-1 tsp teaspoon oregano, adjusgt to taste

1 tsp sugar
2 jalapeno peppers,seeded, deveined and chopped
2-3 tablespoons white vinegar
1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped

1 cucumber, diced
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

2 quarts tomato juice
Tabasco sauce, to taste
avocado



Directions:

Dice the fish and shrimp into 1/2-inch pieces.

Marinate fish, shrimp and scallops in the lime juice in the fridge overnight s
tirring often.



The next day, pour off most of the lime juice (just leave it moist).

Next, add the remaining ingredients except avocado. Refrigerate 2 hours longer.

Add avocado and Tabasco. Adjust salt, pepper and sugar to taste. Toss well and arrange in individual serving bowls. 

Serve with some homemade tortilla chips. Enjoy!



* You can sub out whatever white fish you prefer. Just make sure it adds up to 1 1/2 pounds all together.