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Coconut Lime Shrimp Ceviche

Tropical flavors make this shrimp ceviche a fun treat on a hot day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: gluten free, grain free, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: Hawaiian seafood
Servings: 5
Calories: 169.6kcal
Author: Stacey


  • 1 lb shrimp raw, peeled, deveined, with tail off (small to medium size).
  • 6 limes juiced.
  • 1 tsp lime zest.
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt * optional.
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped.
  • 1/2 cumcumber peeled, seeded and chopped.
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk.
  • 1 medium size tomato chopped.
  • 1/2 avocado chopped * optional, omit for lower carb count.
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro chopped for garnish.
  • 2 tsp Franks red pepper sauce * optional


  • Chop shrimp into bite size pieces and place into a zippered freezer bag.
  • Squeeze 5 of the limes (reserve one lime for later) juice into the bag with shrimp.
  • Add lime zest and sea salt to bag, and close bag.
  • Move shrimp around in bag to mix ingredients together, and refrigerate for at least 35 minutes (until juices turn shrimp pink), but can marinate in fridge overnight too.
  • While shrimp is marinating, Mix in sauce panl: coconut milk and the juice of the 1 lime.
  • Heat coconut milk and lime juice on stove top for 5 minutes on medium low , and remove from heat.
  • Add to large bowl: cilantro ,cucumber, and tomato. And stir.
  • One coconut milk has cooled to room temperture, add to mixing bowl and stir.
  • Once shrimp has set long enough to turn pink, then combine shrimp mixture with the coconut milk mixture in bowl, and cover and refrigerate bowl for 12 minutes or more.
  • Add optional avocado if desired.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro * optional.
  • Sprinkle with optional hot sauce.
  • Serve in lettuce wraps, on top of a salad, or in cocktail glass.


Nutrition Facts:  Yield: 5,  Amount per Serving: Calories: 169.6, Fat: 7.1 g Carbohydrates: 7.1 g / Net Carbs: 5 g, Sugar: 1.1 g, Fiber: 2.1 g, Protein: 20.3 g,
*All nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*


Serving: 1g | Calories: 169.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.1g | Protein: 20.3g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 1.1g