Mar 06

Food & Wine Recipe of the Week: Mango Shrimp Ceviche

by Staff

Seafood lovers are rejoicing to our mango shrimp ceviche at the Food & Wine Festival this year. Our secret ingredient – kimchi base! Check out the full recipe below and don’t forget to serve it in a martini glass. It just makes it so much fancier.

Full ingredient list and instructions below.

Shrimp Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. shrimp
  • 12-oz. bottle of beer
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp. old bay seasoning
  • 12 oz. water
  • 1 cup diced mango
  • 1/2 cup diced euro cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup diced peppers (red or green)
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • 1 tbs. chopped parsley
  • 1 tbs. kimchi base
  • 1 whole freshly squeezed lime
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In medium saucepan, bring beer, lemon, old bay seasoning and water to a boil. Then, add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Drain and chill on ice until completely cooled.
  • Combine mango, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, red onion, parsley, kimchi, lime, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Add chilled shrimp and refrigerate for at least three hours before serving. The longer it refrigerates, the better it marinates.

The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place for an extended nine weekends, starting Saturday, March 4 and runs through Sunday, April 30. The event is included with any Annual Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park. Food and beverage is not included with park admission and is available for an extra fee. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

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