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5 from 3 votes

Mexican shrimp and crab ceviche

Try this delicious refreshing shrimp and crab ceviche, so good as a side dish or appetizer. A mix of flavors you will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: shrimp crab ceviche, mexican shrimp ceviche
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 369kcal


  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chopped
  • 1 cup raw peeled shrimp chopped
  • 1 cup imitation crab chopped
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 3 limes or 2 lemons
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Juice lime or lemon in a medium size glass bowl. Add shrimp and crab and stir.
  • Add all other ingredients. Mix. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or on tostadas.


  • Do not use metal or plastic bowl for this dish. Citrus can react with metal and give your ceviche a bad taste. Same with plastic.
  • You can anjust the heat by adding more or less hot peppers. Also you can remove the seeds to make it taste milder.
  • Lemon is ok to use instead of lime
  • Try to use freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice in this recipe. Do not use the bottled one, ceviche will no taste the same.
  • To get the most juice out of lime, roll it on the table before cutting.
  • Red onion is milder then yellow onion. Use the one you like more.


Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 1017mg | Potassium: 855mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 920IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 3mg