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To Die For Ceviche

2 to 4 servings
Ceviche Que Te Mueres


  • 1 pound red snapper filet, (or another mild flavored fish like grouper, trout, flounder, sole or rock fish), cut in small (about 1/2 inch) dice
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno chile, stemmed and coarsely chopped, or to taste, seeding optional
  • 1/2 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, leaves and upper part of stems, chopped
  • 1 cup (about 1 large) ripe mango, diced
  • 1 cup (about 1 large) ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/3 cup (about 2) tomatillos, husked and scrubbed, and diced
  • 2 tablespoons cacao nibs, optional
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or coarse salt, or to taste
  • Tortilla chips or tostadas

To Prepare

  • Combine the lime juice, orange juice, olive oil, jalapeƱo, celery, 1/4 cup of the sliced red onion, 1/4 cup of the chopped cilantro, and the salt in a blender and puree until completely smooth.
  • Place the fish in a bowl, add the pureed mixture, and toss well. Cover and let marinate for 20 to 25 minutes outside the refrigerator before serving, stirring from time to time. If marinating for more than 25 minutes, cover and refrigerate.
  • When ready to serve, add the rest of the onion and cilantro, the mango, avocado, tomatillo and cacao nibs if using. Toss well, taste for salt and add more as needed. Serve with tortilla chips (totopos) or tostadas.