Traditional kinilaw, the Filipino version of ceviche, uses vinegar and fresh citrus to "cook" the fish. Here, chef Edward Lee swaps in cooked shrimp.
Slideshow: Ceviche Recipes
1/2 pound shelled and deveined medium shrimp
1/4 cup coconut water
1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 scallion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
Pinch of sugar
Freshly ground pepper
1/2 English cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
1/2 small red onion, sliced
1 serrano chile, thinly sliced
How to Make It
Fill a bowl with ice water. In a medium saucepan of salted boiling water, poach the shrimp until just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain, then transfer the shrimp to the ice bath to cool. Drain and pat dry.
In a medium bowl, whisk the coconut water with the rice vinegar, lime juice, chopped scallion, garlic, ginger and sugar. Season the marinade with salt and pepper. Add the poached shrimp and all of the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Cover and chill for 30 minutes before serving.
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