Does lemon kill bacteria in ceviche?

Chef's answer
Denaturing, acid-style At its core, ceviche is basically fresh seafood steeped in an acidic marinade, most commonly lime or lemon juice. ... You're killing all the germs - you tuck it in [the marinade] for a good 20 minutes, but not too much longer. You don't want it to be too pickled."29 Apr 2020
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Fish ceviche is considered a healthy dish since it is mainly made up of lean, protein-packed fish, nutrient-dense vegetables and citrus juice. This ceviche recipe is low in carbs, calories and unhealthy fats, yet high in protein, antioxidants, fatty acids and nutrients.14 Aug 2019
Denaturing, acid-style At its core, ceviche is basically fresh seafood steeped in an acidic marinade, most commonly lime or lemon juice. ... You're killing all the germs - you tuck it in [the marinade] for a good 20 minutes, but not too much longer. You don't want it to be too pickled."29 Apr 2020
2-3 daysBecause the shrimp is marinated in lime juice, ceviche can be kept in the fridge for at up to 2-3 days. However, it does not freeze very well so eat ASAP!27 Oct 2013
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