Salmon Ceviche

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I just discovered ceviche recently, a popular South American dish. It’s raw fish marinated in acidic fruit (along with other flavorful ingredients). The acid basically “cooks” the fish but doesn’t really change the raw natural flavor. It’s pronounced “seh-vee-chey”.

Very ethnic and interesting sounding, right? They also say it’s a great cure for hangovers. There you go, a great excuse to try it. Now that I have your attention, please read on.

It’s ah-mazing. If you are a sushi lover, or even a fish lover, you will definitely like this. If you aren’t…won’t you please stick around and just check it out? You never know…it may surprise you.

Salmon Ceviche

1 lb fresh salmon filet

1 hot house cucumber

1/2 white onion

1 mango

1 tsp black sesame seeds

1 tsp white sesame seeds

1 lime, juiced

Drizzle of olive oil

Salt to taste

Dice the salmon through mango. Yes, it’s a little bit of work, but so therapeutic! You know you like to chop.

Throw the rest of the ingredients in and toss to combine, then put in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.


Isn’t it beautiful?


I just grabbed a bag of pita chips and scooped it up.

Such a fantastic appetizer/side/snack. Oh, and apparently hangover cure….but I haven’t tried that out.


Don’t be scared – try it.


  • SunnyB @ andloveittoo
    March 4, 2012 at 6:39 PM

    I love ceviche. Shrimp ceviche, talapia ceviche, bass ceviche…I haven’t yet tried salmon civeche. I cannot wait to try your recipe.


  • carolinaheartstrings
    February 23, 2012 at 7:36 PM

    That looks so delicious. I know I would love love love this!

  • TinaL
    February 22, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    Sounds great! Salmon is a family fav but I haven’t seen it used this way before. Can’t wait to try.

  • Walter
    February 18, 2012 at 5:30 PM

    This is truly a lovely recipe and great photos, simple but effective

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