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Colombian Style Shrimp Ceviche

This Colombian style shrimp ceviche is fresh, full of citrus flavors, and with a kick from Texas Pete® Original Hot Sauce that makes you keep coming for more.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 portions
Author Lizet Bowen


  • 1/4 cup Texas Pete® Original Hot Sauce
  • 1 (16 oz) Peeled & Deveined Jumbo Raw Shrimp
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 medium red onion diced (really small)
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Juice of half lime
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup lime juice, fresh
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Saltine crackers to serve


  1. Cut shrimp in half. Bring a medium pot with water to simmer, add shrimp, salt, and baking soda. Simmer until shrimp is pink. Drain water and reserve.
  2. In a medium bowl, place diced onions, 1 cup cold water, salt, and the juice of half a lime. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Drain.
  3. In a big mixing bowl, mix together shrimp, onion, garlic, lime juice, Texas Pete® Original Hot Sauce, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Sprinkle chopped cilantro, and serve with crackers.