Cebiche, the sexy star of Peruvian cuisine
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Serves: 4
  • 1.5 lb sea bass or sole fillets cut into bite size cubes
  • 1 red onion, cut in fine slices
  • ½ aji limo (chili pepper) chopped very fine
  • Salt
  • ½ garlic clove, chopped very fine
  • Juice of 12 limes
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, sliced
  • 1 sweet potato, boiled, peeled and sliced
  • 1 giant kernel corn, boiled in water with 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Lettuce leaves
  1. Combine fish and onion and wash them together. Drain well.
  2. Season with salt and chili pepper.
  3. Add lime juice, and a couple of ice cubes or a couple of tablespoons of iced water.
  4. Let rest for 5 minutes. Discard the ice. Sprinkle with coriander leaves.
  5. Serve immediately with lettuce, corn and sweet potatoes cut in thick slices.
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