Spicy Cucumber-Salmon Ceviche

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Spicy Cucumber-Salmon Ceviche
Spicy Cucumber-Salmon Ceviche
Jane Bruce

Spicy Cucumber-Salmon Ceviche

The refreshing, cooling effect of cucumber is pretty much blown right out of the water with some serious firepower from none other than dried Thai bird's-eye chile peppers (also known as just Thai chile peppers, to avoid confusion). So, if you like to sweat while noshing on some tortilla chips, this is the ticket.

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4
Servings
147
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium-sized cucumber, peeled and diced finely
  • One 8-ounce salmon fillet, skinned and diced finely
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3 dried Thai bird's-eye chile peppers
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup chopped cilantro

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight, time permitting.

Cucumber Shopping Tip

There are three different types of cucumbers: slicing, pickling, and “burpless.” If you're making sandwiches, you might want to try the “burpless” variety which are naturally seedless and are less likely to cause gas.

Cucumber Cooking Tip

Salting your cucumber slices and allowing them to drain over a colander for about an hour will get rid of any excess water and keep your sandwich from becoming soggy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
12%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Protein
13g
25%
Carbs
8g
3%
Vitamin A
22µg
2%
Vitamin B12
2µg
31%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
28%
Vitamin C
62mg
100%
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
14µg
17%
Calcium
29mg
3%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
28µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
28µg
7%
Iron
0.9mg
4.9%
Magnesium
30mg
8%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
27%
Phosphorus
165mg
24%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
404mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8%
Sodium
361mg
15%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
10.7%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.7%