Citrus Rock Shrimp and California Avocado Ceviche

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 280
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 546mg
Total Carbs 18g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 24g
Potassium 470mg

Vitamin A 502 IU; Vitamin C 33 mg; Calcium 23 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 20%; Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This delicious ceviche features a trio of citrus flavors – grapefruit, orange and lime – that pair perfectly with California Avocados and fresh shrimp.

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Serves: 8

4 cups rock shrimp, shelled 2 tsp. minced habanero pepper, stem, seed and membrane removed 1 cup pink grapefruit segments, skin and seeds removed 1 cup orange segments, skin and seeds removed 1/4 cup lime segments, skin removed 4 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar (hibiscus vinegar, if available) 1/2 Tbsp. natural sea salt 4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and cut in 1/2-inch chunks 1/4 cup cilantro leaves 4 Tbsp. crushed dried bananas
  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together rock shrimp, habanero, grapefruit, orange and lime segments, hibiscus vinegar and sea salt. Let marinate for two hours.
  2. Once shrimp has marinated for two hours, add avocado and cilantro leaves.
  3. Serve in a chilled martini glass or clear glass bowl. Garnish with dried banana and serve.

Copyright © 2012, Kent Rathbun

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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