Red Snapper Watermelon Ceviche Recipe
Ceviche is a type of dish that uses citrus juice (lemon, lime) to cook fresh seafood. This is probably why it’s especially delicious in the summer. It’s a super light appetizer that won’t fill your guests up to the point where the main meal is barely touched.
This recipe took me about 8 minutes to make including the chopping and squeezing. Ceviche is quick to prepare but takes a while to cook, being that it is sitting in citrus as its cooking method.
Let’s face it, it’s pretty cool that you can rely on a citrus to cook fish, so let your curiosity point yourself in the direction of making this the next time you have people over!
Serves 6 Appetizer Portions; Under $15
What you’ll need:
- Cutting board
- Citrus juicer
- Sharp knife
- Medium sized bowl
- ¾ lbs. Snapper – cut into bite size pieces
- 1 Cup Chopped Watermelon
- 2 Large Garlic Cloves Chopped
- 3 Lemons – Juiced
- 2 Limes – Juiced
- 1 Jalapeno Pepper – Diced
- 4 Mint leaves – Chopped
- 3 Basil leaves – Chopped
- 1 Tbsp. Cilantro – Chopped
- Salt & Pepper to Taste
Once the fish is all white, plate and serve.
*You can serve this in shot glasses, martini glasses or in little tortilla shells (pictured)
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