Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice with olive oil and spices and served as an appetizer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of seafood marinaded in citrus, found primarily in Latin America.

Etymologies

American Spanish, from Spanish cebiche, fish stew, from cebo, fodder, bait, from Latin cibus, food.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As a Mexican, ceviche is my firts atempt, then sushi, smoky grilled, tahitiana strips etc.

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  • If you favor the idea of not cooking them at all, as in ceviche, in which the seafood is "cooked" by marinating in lime, be sure that the fish is the freshest possible.

    Cooking on the Sea of Cortez: Culinary Adventures in Baja California

  • These lemons are extremely sour and they are the key element in national dishes such as the world famous ceviche (a post on ceviche is coming soon).

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  • Unique in the world (yeah, there have been attempts to make it in other places, but the real ceviche is as Peruvian as the flag) ceviche as you might know is fish based.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Incidentally, they are not dangerous if cooked, only if ingested raw in ceviche or Aguachile.

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  • After all, ceviche is really only lime soup with a lot of stuff in it.

    Limon, papaya y sabila

  • They arrived and we all set out for lunch at a local cerviceria to try one of the national dishes called ceviche, which is basically raw fish marinated with so much lemon that the outer coating of the fish is cooked but raw inside.

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  • Pickled shrimp, which in Spanish would be called ceviche, is simply lightly cooked shrimp soaked overnight in an acidic liquid — such as citrus juice or vinegar — that’s flavored with herbs and aromatics.

    Pickled shrimp with lime | Homesick Texan

  • He takes limes, onion and hot sauce and makes ceviche, which is fresh fish soaked in citric acid, which cooks it.

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  • With the rest of the tuna, I made a lovely ceviche, which is more than appropriate for human parties.

    Tuna Ceviche | Baking Bites

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