Guatemalan ceviche recipe for fresh shrimp cocktail

Guatemalan Ceviche de Camaron - Shrimp Ceviche

An easy recipe for authentic Guatemalan ceviche featuring cooked shrimp, the best method for avoiding potential seafood borne illness.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Guatemalan
Keyword ceviche de camaron, ceviche Guatemalteco, Guatemalan appetizers, shrimp cocktail
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 114 kcal
Author Michele Peterson


  • 10 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen shrimp
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 white or red onion
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup V-8 Juice 5 oz can
  • 3 fresh limes to taste
  • 1/2 cup cilantro to taste
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (seeded) optional
US Customary - Metric


  1. Peel, devein and cook shrimp in batches on medium-high in the microwave for 3-5 minutes until pink 

  2. Dice tomatoes, celery, onions and jalapeno pepper ( if using) into small pieces by hand

  3. Allow shrimp to cool to room temperature and then combine with chopped vegetables 

  4. Add V-8 juice, Worcestershire sauce, fresh-squeezed lime juice and chopped cilantro. Mix lightly 

  5. Add sea salt to taste 

  6. Chill and serve with saltines and hot sauce 

Nutrition Facts
Guatemalan Ceviche de Camaron - Shrimp Ceviche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 190mg 63%
Sodium 664mg 28%
Potassium 472mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 22.2%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 14.2%
Iron 13.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.