If you are looking for more ways to incorporate new foods into your healthily lifestyle, eat ceviche! It’s citrus spiciness lies a range of weight-control and anti-heart disease properties, including antioxidants, omega-3 and omega-6, vitamins, and collagen.
Bonus: The flavors together makes it one of the most fresh and satisfying appetizers you will try.
Makes 1 serving (1 protein, 1 vegetable): A delicious take on a favorite dish. Use fresh shrimp, tomatoes and the following spices.
- 4 oz chilled cooked white fish or shrimp (Wild Caught recommended)
- 3 tbsp. lemon or lime juice
- 1 cup of diced tomatoes
- 1 tbsp chopped onion
- 1 clove garlic crushed and minced
- Fresh chopped cilantro
- Dash hot sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste (Himalayan Pink Salt recommended)
Steam the shrimp or fish. Add lemon, onion, garlic and chopped cilantro. Stir in diced tomatoes and a dash of hot sauce. Chill and marinate the ingredients in the refrigerator. Traditionally cerviche is not cooked. The citric acids “cook” the fish. This is an alternative to cooking the shrimp or fish.
Phase 3 modifications: Add diced jalapeno, ad additional types of seafood. Serve over cream cheese for a vegetable dip. For a sweeter ceviche try adding a little fresh fruit.
Note: Himalayan Pink Salt is nutritious so use it liberally. It’s pink hue comes from minerals which provide hydration that can assist in effective fat and weight loss.