Great Day Kitchen, 2/21/17 - Shrimp Ceviche

Chef Hillori Hansen, from Whole Foods, located in Fresno, visited Great Day to prepare some delicious food.

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Shrimp Ceviche


  • 3 pounds raw shrimp, cleaned and deveined
  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 6 limes, juiced, plus 2 for garnish
  • 4 lemons, juiced
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 serrano chili or jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 – 2 avocado for garnish


  • Lay out shrimp in the bottom of glass baking dish.
  • Pour lemon and lime juice over them and refrigerate for 3 hours. The citrus juice will "cook" the shrimp.
  • Toss with remaining ingredients and refrigerate for one more hour or longer.
  • Top with some sliced avocado, a pinch of salt and enjoy with tortilla chips or serve over grilled fish

Creamy Asparagus Soup with Parmesan


  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 1 large leek, white and light green parts only, cleaned and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 cup Yukon gold potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 bunch asparagus, woody stems snapped off and discarded, spears cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives


  • Melt butter in a medium pot over medium low heat.
  • Add leeks and cook, stirring often, until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  • Add broth, potatoes, thyme, salt, pepper, nutmeg and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium low; add asparagus and simmer gently until potatoes and asparagus are tender.
  • Remove pot from heat and set aside to let cool slightly.
  • Carefully transfer soup to blender in batches and purée until smooth.
  • Return soup to pot and heat through.
  • Ladle soup into bowls, garnishing with fresh grated Parmesan Cheese and chopped chives.