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Scallop Cocktail With Avocado

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“A ceviche-type appetizer, but not a true ceviche because it's poached. A great special-occasion first course.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
2 cups
UNITS:
US

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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