5 from 1 vote
Coconut Lime Shrimp Ceviche
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Tropical flavors make this shrimp ceviche a fun treat on a hot day.
Course: gluten free, grain free, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: Hawaiian seafood
Servings: 5
Calories: 169.6 kcal
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
  1. Chop shrimp into bite size pieces and place into a zippered freezer bag.
  2. Squeeze 5 of the limes (reserve one lime for later) juice into the bag with shrimp.
  3. Add lime zest and sea salt to bag, and close bag.
  4. 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.
  5. While shrimp is marinating, Mix in sauce panl: coconut milk and the juice of the 1 lime.
  6. Heat coconut milk and lime juice on stove top for 5 minutes on medium low , and remove from heat.
  7. Add to large bowl: cilantro ,cucumber, and tomato. And stir.
  8. One coconut milk has cooled to room temperture, add to mixing bowl and stir.
  9. 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.
  10. Add optional avocado if desired.
  11. Sprinkle with cilantro * optional.
  12. Sprinkle with optional hot sauce.
  13. Serve in lettuce wraps, on top of a salad, or in cocktail glass.
Recipe Notes

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*

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Lime Shrimp Ceviche
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 169.6 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.1g 11%
Total Carbohydrates 7.1g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 1.1g
Protein 20.3g 41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.