Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Raw fish marinated in lime or lemon juice with olive oil and spices and served as an appetizer.

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  • noun cooking A form of seafood marinaded in citrus, found primarily in Latin America.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish cebiche, ceviche, from Arabic sikbāj, meat cooked in vinegar, from Middle Persian *sikbāg : sik, vinegar + -bāg, food, broth (from Old Iranian *-pāka-, cooked (with or in); see pekw- in Indo-European roots).]

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From Spanish.

Examples

  • As a Mexican, ceviche is my firts atempt, then sushi, smoky grilled, tahitiana strips etc.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  • As a Mexican, ceviche is my firts atempt, then sushi, smoky grilled, tahitiana strips etc.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  • These lemons are extremely sour and they are the key element in national dishes such as the world famous ceviche (a post on ceviche is coming soon).

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • These lemons are extremely sour and they are the key element in national dishes such as the world famous ceviche (a post on ceviche is coming soon).

    A Taste for Lemon

  • If you favor the idea of not cooking them at all, as in ceviche, in which the seafood is "cooked" by marinating in lime, be sure that the fish is the freshest possible.

    Cooking on the Sea of Cortez: Culinary Adventures in Baja California

  • Unique in the world (yeah, there have been attempts to make it in other places, but the real ceviche is as Peruvian as the flag) ceviche as you might know is fish based.

    Independence Day and a Dish for the Ocassion

  • If you favor the idea of not cooking them at all, as in ceviche, in which the seafood is "cooked" by marinating in lime, be sure that the fish is the freshest possible.

    Cooking on the Sea of Cortez: Culinary Adventures in Baja California

  • Unique in the world (yeah, there have been attempts to make it in other places, but the real ceviche is as Peruvian as the flag) ceviche as you might know is fish based.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Incidentally, they are not dangerous if cooked, only if ingested raw in ceviche or Aguachile.

    Shrimp problem in Maz???

  • Incidentally, they are not dangerous if cooked, only if ingested raw in ceviche or Aguachile.

    Shrimp problem in Maz???

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