2-3 pounds of shrimp, peeled and deveined
700 ml of water
1 red onion
1 bunch cilantro chopped very finely
2 tomatoes, diced
10 limes, squeezed
1 orange, squeezed
1 laurel leaf
Salt and pepper
Heat water with a pinch salt and laurel, when it is boiling place the shrimp for 3 minutes, remove and then cool quickly.
Cool the water left over from cooking the shrimp and add chopped lemon juice, orange juice, salt, pepper, red onion and tomatoes. Finish with cilantro.
Additional options for flavoring: For typical red ceviche, add tomato juice or tomato sauce mixed with cucumber juice (blend cucumber and pass through a fine strainer). A dash of whiskey can also be added.