Ceviche

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Ceviche
Recipe type: Appetizer
 
Ceviche is a Colombian appetizer recipe with fish.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh skinless white ocean fish fillets, cut into ½ -inch cubes
  • 1½ cups freshly squeezed lime juice, plus more if needed
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 medium-large tomatoes, diced
  • 2 jalapeños, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped (or raw)
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro, plus a few leaves for garnish
  • ½ cup chopped, pitted green olives
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Tortilla chips, for serving
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine fish, lime juice, and onion. Be sure the fish is covered with lime juice; add more if necessary. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until fish no longer looks raw when broken open, at least 4 hours. Drain in a colander.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro, olives, and oil. Add the fish and orange juice; stir to combine. Season with salt. Cover, and refrigerate if not serving immediately.
  3. Just before serving, add avocado, and stir gently, being careful not to break up pieces. Garnish with cilantro leaves, and serve with tortilla chips.

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