Easy Shrimp Ceviche

This easy Shrimp Ceviche is the ultimate freshening appetizer to make. So flavorful and delicious to scoop with your favorite chips or crackers.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 4-5 1x


  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, deseeded and chopped
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 avocado, cubed


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat
  2. Add in shrimp and cook for about 3 minutes over medium heat
  3. Drain the shrimp and set aside until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes.
  4. Chop the shrimp into 1/2-inch pieces and place in a large bowl. Add the lime juice, tomatoes, shallot, jalapeño, cilantro, and salt, and toss to combine
  5. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours
  6. Just before serving, dice the avocado, add to the ceviche, and gently toss to combine
  7. Serve with tortilla chips or crackers


*Store leftovers in fridge for 1-2 days. I like to eat enjoy day of!

  • Author: Rachel