Panamanian Recipes Wiki

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  • 1 lb. boneless fish, preferably white sea bass (corvina)
  • 1½ cups finely chopped onion
  • 1⅓ cups fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup finely chopped celery
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt to taste
  • ½ hot pepper finely minced (optional)

Curry sauce[]

  • ¾ cup Hellman's mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh culantro [1] or cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons good quality curry powder


  1. Drain all the liquid from the ceviche.
  2. Add all ingredients and mix well.
  3. Correct curry if necessary, depending on taste.
  4. Let rest at least one hour in the refrigerator and serve with "canastitas" or crackers.


  1. culantro is an herb belonging to the cilantro family. It is a long green leaf with a strong flavor and aroma. If you cannot find it in your local grocer, you can use cilantro instead.