Ceviche is a dish that hails from central and South America, made from seafood marinated in citrus juices and then spiced up with various forms of peppers. What's interesting about ceviche is that it's not actually cooked; rather, you use raw fish and thus must prepare it fresh.
To learn how to make a tropical mackerel ceviche with onions and serrano peppers, check out this food video.
This week, Shea Hess dives into mackerel. She talks with a local fishmonger from Pura Vida fisheries about buying wild, locally caught seafood and the importance of sustainability. Then she heads over to East Village Latin hotspot Yerba Buena to talk with chef Mario Hernandez about how to make the perfect ceviche. Finally she brings you into the kitchen for her own take on a mackerel ceviche that will bring the tropics to you, whether you're in Miami or Minneapolis.
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