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Ceviche
Garnish ceviche recipes with tortilla chips or, as shown above, fried plantain strips. Photo by Food Colors | IST.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

KAREN HOCHMAN is Editorial Director of THE NIBBLE.

 

 

January 2011

Product Reviews / Main Nibbles / Fish, Seafood & Caviar

Ceviche Recipes

Page 3: How To Create Ceviche Recipes

 

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How To Serve Shrimp Ceviche

Ceviche is a versatile dish. You can mix up any combination of fish and shellfish, or make it with just one variety. (EDITOR’S NOTE: Help save the planet by choosing sustainable fish and shellfish.)

You can mix in:

  • Diced green, orange, red or yellow bell peppers (or a mixture)
  • Chopped or thin-sliced red onions
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Sliced black or green olives
  • Slivered cucumbers
  • Any vegetable that appeals to you, from artichoke to zucchini

You can serve it as:

  • Hors d’oeuvre, with cocktails, beer or wine
  • First course
  • Fish course
  • Luncheon course, on a bed of greens
  • Healthy, low calorie snack

You can plate it in any way that inspires you:

  • In a martini glass or goblet
  • In a parfait glass
  • In a small glass bowl or ramekin
  • In a coquille shells (scallop shells)—real or porcelain
  • In a serving bowl, from which guests help themselves
  • On a tostada
  • In a taco shell
  • On a plate in a lettuce cup, in romaine spears or on a bed of salad

We prefer a martini glass or goblet, because it’s easy to drink the delicious marinade (called tiger’s milk, leche de tigre).

You can garnish it as you wish with:

  • Cucumber spears
  • Crackers (Saltines are popular in Panama)
  • Endive leaves
  • Fresh herb sprigs (cilantro, parsley or rosemary, or try gremolata)
  • Gourmet potato chips (that’s north-of-the-border fusion)
  • Tortilla chips
  • Plantain chips
  • Terra chips or other root chips
  • Toast points

And don’t forge a lime wedge!


What To Drink With Ceviche

Ceviche is acidic, which can conflict with some wines. If you want wine, choose a very dry and crisp white wine:

  • Complementary wines include Albariño from Spain; unoaked or Old World Chardonnay such as Chablis from France; Grüner Veltliner from Austria; and Muscadet, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris from France are good starts. For something at a connoisseur level, try French Gewürtztraminer and Riesling.
  • Cocktails are more ceviche-friendly, especially those made with lime (like a Gin & Tonic). Margaritas are terrific!
  • Lemonade or limeade complements the citrus in the ceviche. Feel free to mix in gin, vodka or tequila.
  • Sparkling water with lime hits the spot.
  • Iced tea with a squeeze of lemon or lime is perfect on a hot day.

 

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