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Scallop Ceviche

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 6
Ceviche, a popular dish originally from Latin America, is made by "cooking" (actually, firming) small pieces of seafood with the acid in citrus juice, most often lime. Be sure to use only very fresh seafood.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sea scallops, chopped
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 large oranges
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeño chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup slivered red onion
  • 1 avocado, cubed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 146
  • caloriesfromfat 34 %
  • protein 14 g
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • sodium 330 mg
  • cholesterol 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Mix together scallops, lime juice, and lemon zest and juice in a bowl. Chill, stirring often, until scallops turn opaque, about 20 minutes.

  2. Segment and chop 1 orange and juice the other. Add segments, juice, and remaining ingredients to scallops and stir gently to combine. Serve with tortilla chips.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving.