← Back to Search Results
California, Latin American
 Scallop Ceviche Recipe-4252

Photo by: Joey De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

If you can get live scallops still in their shells at the market, you will find that they make this dish even more delicious.

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1¼ pounds very fresh scallops
  • Salt
  • 1 cup lime juice (about 8 limes)
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeño or serrano chilies, thinly sliced
  • 6 to 8 sprigs cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • Lime wedges

Directions

Slice the scallops horizontally into 2 or 3 disks about ¼ inch thick. Cut the disks into ¼-inch sticks and the sticks into ¼-inch dice. Put the diced scallops in a nonreactive dish and season well with salt. Cover with ¾ cup lime juice and refrigerate for 2 hours, until the lime juice has “cooked” the scallops. Meanwhile, peel and seed the tomato and cut into ¼-inch dice.

When the scallops are cooked, drain off and discard the lime juice. Add the diced tomato, chopped onion, sliced chilies, chopped cilantro, and remaining ¼ cup lime juice. Marinate, refrigerated, for a couple of hours. To serve, wash and dry the prettiest romaine leaves, make a nest with them, and arrange the ceviche over it. Garnish with slices of avocado, cilantro sprigs, and lime wedges. Serve with tortilla chips.


© 2002 Alice Waters

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

165kcal (8%)
68mg (7%)
38mg (63%)
488mcg RAE (16%)
811mg
82mg
18g
3g
5g
11g
31mg (10%)
456mg (19%)
1g (4%)
6g (9%)
2mg (9%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

cooking-with-too-hot-tamales Cooking with Too Hot Tamales
by Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?