Simple Ceviche Recipe

Simple Ceviche Recipe

People put all kinds of junk in ceviche. It's best when it's simplest.


  • 1 pound fresh sea bass, mahi-mahi, or other firm-fleshed white ocean fish, cut into cubes about 1 inch square
  • ½ small onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1–2 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
  • Juice of 4 juicy limes
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Combine all ingredients in a non-reactive bowl and stir to mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate for 1 hour, then serve with tortilla chips or saltine crackers.

Simple Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Simple Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.