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Mexican Shrimp Ceviche with Avocado

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche is full of avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, and tossed in a lemon and lime citrus sauce.  This quick, easy, low-carb, and Whole30 dip recipe can be served with tortilla chips, on top of your favorite chicken dish, or eat it by the spoonful for dinner!

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Mexican, Seafood
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 133 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. shrimp* 20/24 count, peeled, deveined,
  • ½ cup lime juice fresh
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice fresh
  • ¼ cup orange juice fresh
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno* seeded, finely diced
  • 1 cup tomatoes finely diced
  • 1 cup seedless cucumber finely diced
  • 1 cup avocado finely diced
  • ½ cup cilantro finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. Add shrimp to boiling water and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until shrimp turn a light pink color and are cooked through.
  3. Immediately remove shrimp so they stop cooking. Once shrimp are cool enough to touch, cut shrimp into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Combine lime juice, lemon juice, orange juice, olive oil, shrimp and salt in a large bowl. Marinade in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

  5. While the shrimp are marinading, finely dice the tomatoes, cucumber, onion, and jalapeno.

  6. Mix vegetables in with the shrimp. Marinade in refrigerator for at least another 20 minutes.

  7. Just before serving, stir in avocado and cilantro. Serve with baked tortilla chips or over chicken and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • You can also use smaller or larger shrimp as long as you adjust the boil time accordingly.
  • You can use 2 jalapenos if you would like a spicier ceviche recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Shrimp Ceviche with Avocado
Amount Per Serving
Calories 133 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 142mg47%
Sodium 563mg24%
Potassium 241mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 19.5mg24%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.