Thursday, December 23, 2010

Ceviche de Camarones Colombiano (Colombian Shrimp Ceviche)

This Shrimp cocktail is perfect for a warm sunny day, but it's so good that can be eaten all year round.


1  pound of fresh, raw shrimp peeled and deveined
1/3 cup lime juice (keep 2 tablespoons aside)
1/3 cup minced onion
1/4 cup minced cilantro
1 cup ketchup
2 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Soda crackers to serve

Place the shrimp in a non reactive bowl and add the lime juice. Set aside refrigerated for 1 hour. Drain the shrimp and discard the lime juice.

Bring to boil in a small pot 3 cups of water. Remove from the stove and add the shrimp and cover. Let them sit in the water for 1 minute. Drain the shrimp and put aside.

In a non reactive bowl place the onion, cilantro, oil, salt and pepper. Combine the ketchup and 2 tablespoon of lime juice. Add the shrimp and serve with soda crackers.

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