Courgette ceviche

Sanjay Dwivedi

Sanjay Dwivedi

11th July 2018
Sanjay Dwivedi

Courgette ceviche

Courgette is a delicately flavoured summer squash, popular in vegetarian recipes. Why not try this recipe for Courgette ceviche yourself? Serves 4.


  • 4 courgette
  • 2 chopped red chillies
  • 20 ml olive oil
  • 100ml water
  • 20 ml soy sauce
  • 1 clove peeled garlic
  • 2grms Malden sea salt
  • 4 Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 Orange juice
  • 3 Lime juice
  • 10 Mint leaves


1. Infuse olive oil with garlic overnight
2. Thinly slice shiitake mushrooms, sauté in garlic infused olive oil
3. Take half of the mushrooms and add water – bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Pass through a sieve, cool down
4. For ‘Leche de Tigre’ – Add above stock (3) with lime juice, soya, chopped chilies and orange juice
5. Slice courgette in half- remove the inner core. Shred the rest
6. Add salt to courgette, add ‘Leche de Tigre’, chopped mint and reserved shiitake mushrooms – mix well. Serve.
Note: Steps 1-5 can be done in advance.

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