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Tostada de Ceviche (Seafood Recipe)

Tostada de ceviche is a traditional Mexican dish that is typically made with fresh seafood, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice. The dish is served on a tostada, or a fried tortilla, and can be garnished with avocado, sour cream, or hot sauce.

The origins of ceviche are not entirely clear, but it is believed to have originated in Peru and then spread throughout Latin America . Ceviche on its own is a popular dish in many countries and is enjoyed by seafood lovers around the world. It is often served as an appetizer or main course and can be made with a variety of seafood such as shrimp, fish, or octopus .

About this recipe

Tostada de Ceviche is a coastal Mexican favorite that’s bursting with flavor. Fresh, tangy, and crunchy—it’s a culinary trifecta you can’t ignore.

Tostada de Ceviche recipe background

Ceviche, typically made from fresh seafood cured in citrus juices, is a staple in Mexican cuisine. Paired with a crispy tostada, it brings the beach vibes to your dining table.

Evolution of Ceviche

Traditional CevicheModern Twist
FishTostada de Ceviche

Why make this recipe?

  • Refreshing: Ideal for hot summer days.
  • Healthy: Rich in protein and low in carbs.
  • Quick: No cooking required!

What does Tostada de Ceviche taste like?

Imagine a symphony of tangy, spicy, and salty, all supported by the crunch of a corn tostada. It’s a flavor ride.

What is in Tostada de Ceviche?

  • Base: Tostadas
  • Main: Fresh seafood
  • Accents: Citrus and spices

Equipment required for this recipe

  • Mixing bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • Sharp knife
  • Cutting board


  • 4 tostadas
  • 1 lb fresh shrimp, diced
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, minced

Optional Toppings:

  • Sliced avocado
  • Hot sauce


  1. Marinate Shrimp: In lime juice for 20 minutes.
  2. Prep Veggies: Chop onion, cilantro, and jalapeño.
  3. Mix: Combine shrimp and veggies.
  4. Season: Salt to taste.
  5. Assemble: Heap mixture on tostadas.
  6. Garnish: Add optional toppings.

How to serve Tostada de Ceviche

Best served immediately, with a slice of lime on the side for that extra kick.

What to serve Tostada de Ceviche with

  • Cold beer
  • Fresh salad

My recommendations and tips

  • Use the freshest shrimp you can find.
  • Don’t skip the marination—it’s key for flavor.

Tostada de Ceviche storage ideas

Ceviche mixture can be refrigerated for up to a day. Tostadas should be stored separately to maintain crunch.

Potential ingredients substitutes

Original IngredientSubstitute
ShrimpWhite fish
JalapeñoSerrano pepper

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbs: 10g
  • Fat: 6g

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I use frozen shrimp?
  • Fresh is best, but you can use defrosted frozen shrimp in a pinch.
  • Is it spicy?
  • Adjust the heat by controlling the jalapeño seeds.


Tostada de Ceviche is a dish that’ll make you feel beachy, no matter where you are. It’s easy, it’s delicious, and it’s great on a sunny day. So why wait? Dive in!

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