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I'm Cindy, and I love to cook! And, I love to eat... hence the size of my rear end! I come from a long line of cooks. My great great Grandmother was a cook in the original Harvey Houses. My grandmother Julia was an awesome cook, and my mom was incredible. I owe my skills to these great women. Especially my Mom who said this to me about making gravy... "Cindy Lynn, wallpaper paste is wallpaper paste & gravy is gravy. Never the two shall meet!" Shall we say my first experience at making gravy left a little bit to be desired! Thank the high heavens my cooking skills have improved since then! Enjoy!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Shrimp Ceviche

This one is a winner. I found the recipe online and have adjusted it slightly. I love ceviche - especially in the warm summer months, but the ceviche I have had in the past usually uses white fish and scallops; and I'm not particularly fond of scallops. When I saw this idea for Shrimp Ceviche - I pounced on it. We brought it to some friends home and had it as an appetizer to dinner. Enjoyed it whole heartedly with tortilla chips. You're going to love this one!


1 ½ lbs fresh raw shrimp; shelled, cleaned and deveined
2 large tomatoes; seeded and chopped
3 limes
2 lemons
1 cup cilantro, chopped
1 serrano chili, seeded and finely chopped
½ medium cucumber; peeled, seeded and chopped
½ cup red onion, chopped
3 Tbls tomato sauce


Juice the lemons and limes. Place the cleaned shrimp into a glass dish. Pour juice over the shrimp. Cover and place in fridge for 3 hours. I turned the shrimp over about half way through so they would “cook” on both sides.

After 3 hours, prepare remaining ingredients and place into a bowl. I cut the shrimp in half length wise so they would be thinner and tossed them (along with citrus juice) with the vegetables and tomato sauce. Place back in fridge for at least one hour.

To serve; I poured about two-thirds of the liquid out and placed into a serving dish. You could serve this on lettuce (as it is shown in the picture) or leave in the dish and let everyone scoop some out and eat with tortilla chips. It’s delish!

Shrimp Ceviche on Foodista

Shrimp Ceviche

This one is a winner. I found the recipe online ...

See Shrimp Ceviche on Key Ingredient.

1 comment:

Columbo said...

This is a keeper!!!!!!!!!! I just loved it. Thanks, Honey.

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