Southwest Scallops in Lettuce Cups

Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

these appetizers are amazing! Use fresh scallops. If they are not available, substitute large, cooked shrimp.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a 12 inch saute pan over high heat. Whaen very hot, add oil and garlic.
  2. Saute for a few seconds and add scallops.
  3. Stir scallops until they turn white, about 1 minute,.
  4. Pour scallops into a pan and refrigerate until chilled.
  5. Separate the lettuce leaves and break into small lettuce cups.
  6. Place ancho chile in a small bowl and cover with boiling water.
  7. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove seeds and finely chop chile.
  9. Comine chile, green onion, cilantro, lime juice and sugar.
  10. Add scallops.
  11. Serve in lettuce cups or serve in a bowl with lettuce cups surrounding it. Your guests can serve themselves.
  12. Enjoy!