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overhead shot of a white bowl with shrimp ceviche that includes diced tomatoes, diced avocado, diced shrimp, diced cucumbers, red onions, and jalapenos.

Easy Shrimp Ceviche

Katerina | Diethood
Bold and zesty Shrimp Ceviche prepared with shrimp, avocado, jalapeno, tomatoes, cucumbers, and more.
Servings : 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 pound small or medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, and tails removed
  • 4 limes, juiced
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, ribs and seeds removed, then finely diced
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ English cucumber, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • tortilla chips, for serving


  • Bring about 6 cups of salted water to a boil.
  • Fill a separate mixing bowl with ice water and set aside.
  • Add the shrimp to the boiling water and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until shrimp are pink and opaque.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove shrimp from the water and transfer to the ice water to stop the cooking.
  • Drain and chop the shrimp into about ½-inch pieces, then transfer them to a ceramic bowl or glass bowl.
  • To the shrimp, add in the lime juice and lemon juice; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and stir in the tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, red onions, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Add in the cucumber and avocado; toss to combine.
  • Taste for salt and pepper, and adjust accordingly.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.


Calories: 113 kcal | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 0.01 g | Cholesterol: 71 mg | Sodium: 326 mg | Potassium: 363 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 377 IU | Vitamin C: 39 mg | Calcium: 63 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 8 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer / Lunch / Dinner
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: best shrimp recipes for dinner, ceviche de camaron, shrimp salad