Tilapia Ceviche

Tilapia Ceviche

Samantha 7

"This ceviche is so refreshing on hot summer days! Can eat it for snack or have it as an appetizer for your summer BBQ!!"


1 h 20 m servings 92 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 92 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Chop the raw tilapia into small pieces, and place in a large bowl. Pour in enough lime juice to cover the fish.
  2. Mix the tomato, red onion, and cucumbers into the bowl. Stir in the cilantro. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Allow the ceviche to marinate, refrigerated, for at least an hour. Taste for seasoning before serving; add salt and pepper if necessary.
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  1. 23 Ratings


i would suggest letting this marinate for 24 hrs. My family has made ceviche for years fish and shrimp. and that is the safest time plus it gives it a better flavor

One thing I would like to add is that it should sit for at least 5 hours if the fish is raw, I personally am scared of that, so I just bring a pot of water to a boil and then add the tilapia for...

I cut the recipe down to only 2 fillets and still needed just about the same amount of limes, cucumber and tomato the recipe calls for. I also added Mango for additional flavor. After resting fo...

Sounds good! I add 10 limes & 15 lemons, No tomatoe or cucumber instead I do All the color pepers & a whole bunch of cilantro & 4 cloves of garlic. As for how long it sits, that's a personal p...

Can't have a Ceviche without some chopped jalapeno or serrano peppers (at least not in Texas!).....and because it's raw, it really needs at least 5-8 hours in the fridge to macerate. Also, add s...

DO NOT COOK THE FISH! Ceviche is raw seafood cooked by the acid of the citrus. If you precook it, you lose the texture and everything. You only need an hour to acid cook the fish. It is obvious ...

Not bad. I definitely took the advice of another user who boiled the tilapia for about 8 min. I am not brave enough to do raw.

I made this just as the recipe says and I was FABULOUS!!! I love raw fish, (sashimi, sushi, etc) and I thought it was just fine marinating that long. So good! I'll make this again and again. I...

Wicked Uncle Keith U got this right about the peppers. Can't have a Tilapia Ceviche without some chopped jalapeno or serrano peppers (at least not in Texas!)..and because it's raw, it really ne...