Florida Pink Shrimp with Citrus Ceviche Salad Recipe

December 26, 2014

When preparing a fresh Florida seafood dish, keeping with the localavore movement is a must, especially when talking shrimp. Merging some of South Florida’s most powerful influences: seafood, citrus and Latin culture, the recipe for Florida pink shrimp with citrus ceviche salad is a true Sunshine State original. Presented by Chef Justin Timineri by way of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the ceviche-style dish is great as a starter or light bite while enjoying a seaside sunset. Enjoy.

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Cooked Florida Pink Shrimp with Citrus Ceviche Salad

Serves 4

  • 1 pound large Florida pink shrimp, peeled and deveined with the tail on
  • 2 tablespoons seafood boil seasoning
  • 2 Florida pink grapefruit, peeled and segmented, seeds removed
  • 3 Florida tangelos, peeled and segmented, seeds removed
  • 3 Florida tangerines, peeled and segmented, seeds removed
  • 1 Florida sweet pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 large Florida avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 bag plantain chips or tortilla chips

Method:

  1. Fill a medium-sized saucepot ¾ the way with water, and heat over medium-high.
  2. Add the seafood seasoning to the boiling pot of water.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until completely done.
  4. As soon as the shrimp are done, plunge them into an ice water bath to stop the cooking and cool them off.
  5. When the shrimp are completely cool, strain them and put them into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  6. Add the citrus, sweet pepper, red onion, olive oil, lime juice, cilantro and avocado.
  7. Season the ingredients to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Stir to combine ingredients.
  9. Serve ceviche with chips.


Recipe and image courtesy of chef Justin Timineri and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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