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A heat wave is upon us, s with 200 Million people caught up in if in the Midwest and Eastern United States these past few days. And it is just too darn hot to cook. With that being said, ceviche is a great, refreshing summertime treat that makes it easy to beat the heat! This recipe is made with fresh halibut, lemon juice, lime juice, a little vinegar, red onion, and a touch of cilantro for a light, fresh snack that’s great on sliced avocado or tortilla chips. Use it to get the party started, and follow it with a perfectly refreshing cocktail.
11/2 pounds Halibut ,skinned and cut into 1 cm cubes (See Cook’s Notes)
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup lime juice
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
1/2 cup red onion , diced
1 jalapeño seeded and diced
Avocado slices, for serving
Tortilla chips, for serving
Chill Halibut in fridge.
Combine lemon juice, lime juice, vinegar, salt, cilantro, red onion and jalapeño in a glass bowl. Add chilled halibut, cover and refrigerate for 4-6 hours. Drain some (but not all) of juice.
Serve with sliced avocado and tortilla chips.
Ceviche is typically made with raw seafood, lime juice, herbs, onion and other flavorings. The additional flavorings range from mango to avocado to cucumber. The common theme is that the seafood is “cooked” in the lime juice.
Shrimp, raw or cooked can be used as a great substitute for the halibut.
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