Ceviche's citrus spiciness lies a range of weight-control and anti-heart disease properties, including antioxidants, omega-3 and omega-6, vitamins, and collagen. If you are looking for more ways to incorporate new foods into your healthily lifestyle, eat ceviche. This tasty fish dish is high in protein as well as vitamins A and D, and a good source of the minerals phosphorus, magnesium and selenium, making it a nice alternative to chicken, beef or pork. With a quick prep time, ceviche is the perfect alternative to cooking over a hot stove especially in the summer months. Instead, sit back, relax and savor the refreshing flavors of this easy-to-make and internationally renowned meal.
1 lb. sushi-grade or previously frozen salmon, defrosted, with skin removed Kosher salt
1/2 medium red onion
1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro
1 lemon drop chili pepper, Serrano pepper, or jalapeño, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp. toasted sesame oil (optional)
Best serve with some corn chips or boiled sweet potatoes.
FOR LECHE DE TIGRE, OR TIGER'S MILK:
4 limes, juiced (about 2/3 cup)
1 naval orange, juiced (about 1/2 cup)
2 garlic cloves, smashed2" piece of ginger, peeled and halved
5 cilantro stems