Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche

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Ceviche is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with chili peppers. Additional seasonings, such as chopped onions, salt, and coriander, may also be added. Ceviche is usually accompanied by side dishes that complement its flavors, such as sweet potato, lettuce, corn, avocado or plaintain As the dish is not cooked with heat, it must be prepared fresh to minimize the risk of food poisoning, (wikipedia)

Often we are looking for something to boost our health, and this is one case of combining nutrition with GREAT taste!

Ingredients
1 lb jumbo cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined, chopped
1 medium tomato, diced
1 avocado, diced
1 jalapeno, seeds removed, diced fine
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 limes, juice of
1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp chopped cilantro
salt and fresh pepper to taste

Directions
In a small bowl combine red onion, lime juice, olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper. Let them marinate at least 5 minutes to mellow the flavor of the onion.

In a large bowl combine chopped shrimp, avocado, tomato, jalapeno. Combine all the ingredients together, add cilantro and gently toss.

Want to serve it ‘gourmet’? Use the avocado itself to serve the dish as pictured!

ENJOY!

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