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Pasta Salad with Shrimp is made the ‘Ceviche Style’ meaning at the base it’s a lemon marinated shrimp, pepper, onion and a tad of hot pepper served on quinoa pasta and fresh cilantro. There is no need to cook anything; just the noodles, the perfect summer meal! Living in Peru for a few months, one must learn how to make a good ceviche de camarones! It’s such an easy and light meal, perfect for summer. I made it Peruvian-style ceviche, and adding the Quinoa element was perfecting this dish. I came up with Pasta Salad with Shrimp ceviche style for a friend’s 40th birthday. She loves Peru so much and had a surprise party, potluck style. I wanted to make something special, extra Peru and this salad became my signature dish! Different Types of Ceviches In Peru, the proud land of ceviches, the Moche civilization (the guys before the Incas,…

This quick and easy Shrimp Ceviche Express is a light and refreshing appetizer suitable for any occasion. Packed with fresh dill, tomatoes, avocado, and red onions, it’s a delightful choice for a light meal or snack. Having gone through South and Central Americas… each country has their own version of ceviche. The ‘Shrimp Ceviche Express’ recipe mixes them all. For instance, Mexico makes it quite spicy and usually contains avocados. In Peru, it’s a main dish, served with Choclo (big grain corn) and sweet potatoes. Usually, it’s lightly spiced with Aji or Rocoto hot peppers. In Colombia, the ceviche is often made with ketchup or tomato sauce, which makes it red and served with fried plantain (Patacones). Finally, in Ecuador, the ceviches are like a soup, with an extra shrimp broth, lots of cilantro and barely spicy. Types of Ceviche There are also many variations, some with fish, shrimp, shellfish, and even shark meat…

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