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  • Writer's pictureCecilia Tupac

Ceviche with Fried Squid

Peruvian Ceviche with Chicharrón (Fried Squid) is a classic dish that is found in Cevicherías and throughout Peru.

In this video I share with you a quick and easy recipe to prepare Fish Ceviche with fried squid (known as Chicharron), prepared 100% in your own kitchen!

For those who don't know, Peruvian Ceviche is made up of fresh, raw fish that is "cooked" in lemon juice and mixed with sliced ​​onions, chili peppers and salt. Served with sweet potato and 'canchita' (corn kernels) - expect this dish to be refreshing, light, a little spicy and deliciously tangy.

In Peru, there are many people who like to eat their Ceviche with Chicharrón de Pota or Chicharrón de Calamar. This gives it a crunchy contrast of flavors and pairs perfectly with Ceviche!

In this video recipe we show you step by step how to prepare both Ceviche and Chicharrón, served with sweet potato, corn, and lettuce.


For the Ceviche:

  • 250 gr of fish

  • 4 limes

  • 1/2 chopped aji limo

  • 1/2 onion

  • Chopped cilantro to taste

  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic paste

  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Tiger's Milk:

  • 5 stems of cilantro

  • 1 piece of ginger

  • A handful of chopped onion

  • 1/2 stick of celery

  • 100 gr of white fish

  • Salt, Pepper and MSG to taste

  • Chili pepper to taste

  • 1/4 cup fish stock or water

  • 3 limes

Chicharron (Squid):

  • 300 gr of squid

  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon of American mustard

  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon of garlic paste

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 100 gr of flour

  • 100 gr of cornstarch


  • Sweet Potato

  • Corn

  • Lettuce


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