Jamika Pessoa's Margarita Shrimp Ceviche

Add tequila to your summertime shrimp with this recipe.

Jamika Pessoa's Margarita Shrimp Ceviche
1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 orange, juiced
3 tbsp tequila
2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 avocado, diced
2 tbsp cilantro, minced
1/4 tsp salt
lime juice
cayenne pepper
crispy fried plantain chips
1 jalapeno, finely chopped

Fill a large bowl with ice water.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the shrimp. Cook for 1 minute, drain, then immediately put the shrimp into the ice water to stop them from cooking further.

Cut the shrimp into 1/2-inch pieces and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the lime juice, orange juice, and tequila. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

To the shrimp mixture, add the tomato, avocado, jalapeño, cilantro, and salt. Stir gently to combine. Chill until ready to serve.

To serve, combine salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Rim a glass with lime juice and coat with salt and pepper. Spoon ceviche into glasses. Garnish with cilantro leaves and plantain chips.


This shrimp ceviche recipe with lime, orange, and tequila is bursting with margarita flavor that is perfect for summertime. Serve in a cocktail glass for a fun and festive presentation.