Shrimp Seviche

Shrimp Seviche Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Moon

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1 1/2 pounds shrimp
6 limes
1 small shallot, minced
4 small ripe tomatoes, diced
4 canned serrano chiles en escabèche, chopped
1 jalapeño chile, seeded and minced
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
2 avocados, diced


Cook shrimp in boiling, salted water 3 minutes or just until cooked. Cool, peel, and roughly chop shrimp.

Squeeze limes into a medium bowl. Add shrimp, shallot, and next 7 ingredients, stirring until well blended. Chill at least 1 hour and up to 6.

Stir cilantro and diced avocados into chilled shrimp mixture. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Kathryn Jessup,

Coastal Living

November 2008
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