Scallop Cocktail With Avocado

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A ceviche-type appetizer, but not a true ceviche because it's poached. A great special-occasion first course.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water to boil.
  2. Clean scallops by removing tough muscle on outer edge.
  3. Add scallops to boiling water and immediately remove the pot from heat. After 8 minutes, remove scallops from water with slotted spoon and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix lime juice, vinegar, pepper and garlic. Add scallops, mix well and refrigerate for one hour.
  5. Just before serving, gently toss scallop mixture with avocado cubes, olive oil and cilantro.
  6. Serves 2 generously atop a bed of butter lettuce. Serves four as an appetizer.
  7. Preparation time does not include chilling.

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