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Mushroom & Kingklip Ceviche Recipe, By SAMFA

Authentic ceviche dishes are not supposed to be complicated. Simply get the freshest fish and cook in citrus juice for a short time, then combine with flavourful ingredients for a delicious and healthy seafood dish. Enjoy this delicious Mushroom and Kingklip Ceviche.

*Serves 4*


250g kingklip / firm white fish, skinless

(You can also use salmon, tuna, yellowtail or prawns. Select your choice of fish or seafood based on the freshness. You are essentially just curing the fish in acid and want the highest quality, freshest produce you can get your hands on. So call the fishmonger first, find out what is fresh and then choose which fish to go with!) 

60ml / ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 

100g cherry tomatoes, quartered

250g baby button mushrooms, sliced in half

1 large jalapeño, diced

2 pickled red chillies, diced

1 Tbsp coriander, roughly chopped

¼ red onion, finely diced

1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 

2 Tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste 

To serve:

1 large avocado, diced

1 lime, cut into wedges 

Thinly sliced rye bread, toasted 


Dice the kingklip into cubes. 

Place is a shallow dish with the lime juice. 

Make sure the lime juice covers all the fish. 

Cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 20 minutes. 

Prepare the rest of the ingredients. 

Combine the ingredients in a bowl and toss lightly. 

Drain the cured kingklip but reserve the marinade. 

Fold the kingklip into the rest of the ingredients and drizzle with the lime juice marinade. 

Season well to taste. 

To serve:

Scoop some of the mushroom and kingklip ceviche onto a slice of rye toast along with some diced avocado and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.  


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