Crab and Scallop Seviche Cocktails

Crab and Scallop Seviche Cocktails

If bay scallops aren't available, cut sea scallops into quarters.

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup seviche and 1 ounce chips)


  • 1/2 cup finely diced Vidalia or other sweet onion
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 6 limes)
  • 1/2 pound bay scallops
  • 1 1/2 cups Clamato juice
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 tablespoons minced jalapeño
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped peeled avocado (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2 pound lump crabmeat, drained and shell pieces removed
  • 6 none cilantro sprigs (optional)
  • 6 none lime wedges (optional)
  • 6 ounces baked tortilla chips


Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Place the Clamato juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 12 minutes). Chill reduced juice.

Add Clamato juice, tomato, jalapeño, and cilantro to scallop mixture. Fold in avocado and crabmeat. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and lime wedges. Serve with chips.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 313none
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 10.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 19.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.1g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 719mg
  • Calcium: 119mg

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