Ceviche of Cod

With Cucumber Lime, Tomatillo, Basil and Mint

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Salads: The new main course

Salads

By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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Ceviche – fish ‘cooked’ in a marinade of citrus juice – can be made from almost any fish, but fish fillets that are too thin can fall apart and look a little sad. Ideally, choose a sustainable fish that has some grunt to it, something with generous flakes and flavour, such as haddock or snapper.

Tomatillos, also known as Mexican tomatoes, are actually close relatives of the cape gooseberry or physalis fruit. Round and green, sometimes ripening to yellow, they have a delicious flavou