Shrimp Ceviche in Phyllo Cups

Happy New Year! Here’s a fun and easy appetizer for shrimp ceviche. It’s not a real ceviche, it uses pre-cooked shrimp, perfect for your less adventurous eaters. However you can easily turn this recipe into the real thing be adding more lime juice and allowing it to marinate for longer.


Shrimp Ceviche in Phyllo Cups


1 lb. frozen and defrosted cooked shrimp
1/2 cucumber, diced
1/2 small onion, diced
1 tomato, seeded and diced
2 tablespoons diced fresh cilantro
the juice of 1 lime
1/4 teaspoon cumin
salt and pepper to taste
2 packages frozen and defrosted phyllo cups


1. Combine defrosted and cooked shrimp in a large bowl with chopped onion, cucumber, tomato, cilantro, lime juice, cumin and salt and pepper. Let ceviche marinate at least 15 minutes.

2. Fill phyllo cups with shrimp ceviche and serve immediately.

Note: You can make ceviche ahead of time, but wait till the last minute to fill cups, because they might get soggy.

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    Foodierama — January 1, 2011 @ 1:32 pm

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