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Mexican ceviche


Mexican ceviche
Ceviche is typical of South American cuisine, made with avocados, tomatoes and fish fillet cured in lime juice. This is a personal version of Mexican-style ceviche.
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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingStart to finish
1 hour 9 min.2 hours3 hours 9 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Shred 200 g fish fillet, using a fork like in this short video.

Stage 2
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #2
Do this for all the fish.

Stage 3 - 2 hours
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #3
Put the fish in a bowl and pour over it juice of 2 limes, salt and pepper.

Cover with plastic film and put in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #4
After this time, put the fish in a strainer and leave to drain. Discard lime juice that drains off.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #5
Peel 1 avocado, cut into small pieces, put in a bowl with juice of ½ lime, salt, pepper, 5 drops Tabasco and 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Crush roughly with a fork.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #6
Peel tomatoes, cut into small dice. Salt and leave to drain in a strainer.

Peel, wash and chop onion.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #7
In a bowl put the drained tomato dice, chopped onion and 1 bunch coriander chopped.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #8
Add 1 tablespoon vinegar and 2 tablespoons olive oil, mix well. Check seasoning.

Stage 9
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #9
Put a ring in the centre of the serving plate, and put a layer of avocado in the bottom.

Stage 10
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #10
Then add a layer of fish.

Stage 11
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #11
Finish with a layer of tomatoes.

Refrigerate until serving.

Stage 12 - 15 min.
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #12
Remove the ring just a few minutes before serving.

Stage 13
Mexican ceviche : Photo of step #13
If you don't have a ring, you can use achieve a pleasing result by arranging in a glass.

Remarks

If you don't have coriander, use chives or parsley instead.

By all means make smaller tomato dice than in the photo, your ceviche will be better and more attractive.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

After Fred Chesneau.

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