Photo: Jennifer Causey
Total Time
2 Hours 15 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)

We can think of almost nothing more delicious on a hot August night than fresh, light ceviche. Adding nori at the end introduces depth and crunch. Look for nori in the Asian foods section of most supermarkets; it's dried seaweed that comes packaged in sheets (and is what's used for sushi rolls). If halibut is a little too pricey, try striped bass or flounder. Seaweed goes well beyond sushi; here it gives a punch of savory crunch that balances the bright twang of lime and herbal fragrance of cilantro. 


How to Make It

Step 1

Grate 1 tablespoon rind from limes. Squeeze 1/2 cup juice from limes. Combine rind, juice, 1 cup cilantro, and next 5 ingredients (through bell pepper) in a large bowl. Cover and chill 2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 2

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add nori to pan; toast nori 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant, turning once. Snip nori into small pieces using scissors, and sprinkle on ceviche. Garnish with additional cilantro and chile slices, if desired.

Chef's Notes

The marinade takes a few hours to chill so the active time for this recipe is only approximately 15 minutes. 

Ratings & Reviews

So easy and delicious!

August 09, 2016
This was really something different to try. I enjoyed it but would suggest letting the fish marinate for a while longer. I didn't think the 2-3 hours was enough. I didn't finish all of it last night and had it for lunch today and it was perfect. It might be good on a crispy tostada or with chips. All in all, it was really good even though the halibut was really expensive.