Prep: 30 minutes plus chilling
1 pound raw 51-60 count peeled and deveined shrimp, thawed if necessary
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 medium Roma tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
1-1/2 tablespoons seeded and minced serrano chile pepper
Tortilla chips and lime wedges (optional)
1. In medium bowl, toss shrimp and 1/2 cup each lemon and lime juice until well combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or up to overnight, stirring twice to coat shrimp.
2. In small bowl, whisk together oil, sugar, paprika, salt and remaining 2 tablespoons each lemon and lime juice.
3. Pour off liquid from shrimp mixture. Add tomatoes, cilantro, onion, serrano and oil-juice mixture; toss to combine. Serve immediately with tortilla chips garnished with lime wedges, if desired. Makes about 3-1/2 cups.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
176 Calories, 7g Fat (1g Saturated), 142mg Cholesterol,
789mg Sodium, 11 g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 16g Protein
Also spelled seviche, this dish is a popular Latin American appetizer of raw fish and/or seafood marinated in citrus juices. The acidity of the juice “cooks” the fish, giving it a firm texture and opaque appearance.