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Piure Ceviche Recipe
Piure Ceviche Recipe

Piure ceviche is an authentic preparation from Chilean gastronomy known for its simplicity and freshness, resulting in a delicious and unforgettable flavor.

How to make Piure Ceviche?

Piure ceviche is a recipe that combines the fresh flavors of piure and machas with vegetable and citrus ingredients, making this dish a unique gastronomic experience.

Nutritional Information

  • Category: Appetizers
  • Cuisine: Chilean
  • Calories: 250
  • Preparation: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 2 people

Chilean Piure Ceviche recipe


  • 200 g fresh piures
  • 80 g machas (optional)
  • 40 ml lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ green bell pepper, diced
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Merkén (Chilean chili pepper spice)
  • Salt


  1. Carefully wash the piures under cold running water to remove any dirt, drain, and chop them into cubes on a wooden board.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chopped piures, onion, bell peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, merkén, and salt to taste. Mix everything until well combined, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the machas, mix everything, and let it rest for an additional 15 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  4. Serve the piure ceviche immediately, garnished with chopped fresh cilantro, and ideally accompanied by a glass of cold Chilean white wine.

Benefits of consuming Piure

Piure ceviche is an excellent source of marine-origin proteins and provides a wide range of essential vitamins and minerals such as iodine, iron, and zinc.

Did You Know?

Piure is a marine mollusk found along the coasts of Chile, known for its distinctive flavor and smooth texture, which has become a worldwide sensation.


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