Best Salmon Ceviche

Best Salmon Ceviche


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About this recipe: Thin slices of raw, ultra-fresh salmon are marinated in a mixture of lime juice, olive oil, chilli and cumin before being served with slices of avocado. Serve as an appetiser.

Sarah Zeigler

Serves: 6 

  • 1/4 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli paste or sauce
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 ripe tomato, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 450g very fresh salmon fillets (sushi-grade preferred), thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Prep:25min  ›  Extra time:4hr marinating  ›  Ready in:4hr25min 

  1. In a large glass or plastic bowl, dissolve the sugar, salt and chilli paste in the lime juice. Season with pepper and cumin. Stir in the olive oil, garlic, onion, tomato and coriander. Gently mix in the salmon, then cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  2. To serve, drain the excess liquid from the salmon, then gently stir in the avocado slices and allow to rest at room temperature for 15 minutes.

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Made this tonight - Nice and fresh dish, think the salt measure should be teaspoon not table though - thank you very much for sharing it - 04 Nov 2014

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