Peruvian Marinated Shrimp
(Seviche de Camarones)


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup each lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 scallion (spring onion) green and white parts, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
  • Finely chopped red or green hot chile pepper, to taste
  • Salt and freshly-ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 to 3 avocados, halved and pitted (optional)


  1. Combine all the ingredients except the avocados in a glass or ceramic bowl and stir to combine thoroughly.
  2. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
  3. Serve mounded on the avocado halves, or on a bed of lettuce.

Serves 4 to 6.

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