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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 Francisco Javier Sanchez


  • 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


  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*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 190mg63%
Sodium 664mg29%
Potassium 472mg13%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1110IU22%
Vitamin C 24.8mg30%
Calcium 142mg14%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.