"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Spreads - Seviche-- Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Lawson
Added: Sunday, June 18, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. of fresh sea scallops
1 small bag of salad shrimp
3/4 c. lime juice
1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tsp. mustard seed
salt and pepper to taste
3 avacados
1/4 c. lemon juice
1/2 c. French dressing

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the scallops and shrimp with the lime juice, cilantro, mustard seed, salt and pepper in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. ( The lime juice will "cook" the scallops and shrimp.) The next day dice the avacados. Mix in with seafood mixture. Add the lemon juice and French dressing.

French Dressing:
2 tbsp. wine vinegar
1/2 tsp.salt
1/2 t 1/3 c. olive oil
pinch of prepared mustard (optional)
fresh lemon juice can be substituted for wine vinegar.

 

 

 

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