Citrus Splash: The Refreshing Ceviche Tostadas Experience


Imagine the zest of lime and the sea's freshness meeting in a symphony atop a crispy tostada. This ceviche is a medley of meticulously marinated fish, diced to perfection, intermingled with crisp onions, juicy tomatoes, and fiery jalapeños. Every bite is a refreshing plunge into oceanic bliss, balanced on a crunchy tostada base that sings with flavor.

Citrus Splash: The Refreshing Ceviche Tostadas Experience

Precise Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes (plus 2 hours for marinating)
  • Cooking Time: No cooking required

Number of Servings and Serving Size

Yields 6 servings, ideal serving size is 2 tostadas per person.

Essential Nutritional Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 240 kcal
  • Proteins: 22 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 28 grams
  • Fats: 5 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sodium: 310 mg

Ingredients, Measured in Grams

  • Firm white fish, like snapper or cod (500g), cut into small cubes
  • Lime juice (120ml)
  • Red onions, finely chopped (100g)
  • Tomatoes, seeds removed and diced (150g)
  • Jalapeños, minced (30g)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (20g)
  • Avocado, diced (100g)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Corn tostadas (12 pieces)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Toss the cubed fish with lime juice, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours until the fish is opaque and cured.
  2. Mix in red onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and cilantro with the marinated fish.
  3. Add avocado and adjust the seasoning right before assembling.
  4. Spoon the ceviche onto crisp tostadas, garnish with extra cilantro and serve immediately.
  5. Proven Tips for Culinary Success:
  6. Ensure the fish is ultra-fresh, the key to a remarkable ceviche.
  7. For a twist, add a splash of orange juice to the marinade for a sweeter note.
  8. Serve with a side of hot sauce for guests to adjust the heat to their preference.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Q: How long can I marinate the fish for ceviche? A: Ideally, 2 to 4 hours. Over-marinating can cause the fish to become tough and too acidic.
  • Q: What can I use instead of fish? A: Shrimp is a great alternative, just make sure to adjust the marinating time as shrimp cures faster.