Recipe by LADYJANE1
"A wonderful appetizer to enjoy with friends when San Francisco's Indian summer warms the city. The true way to 'cook' the fish is to marinate it in citrus juice overnight, but I find that the poaching process is faster and an easy way to judge if it is indeed cooked. I often buy precooked shrimp (but NOT frozen!) and just poach the scallops. Best when served with cold beer (we prefer Pacifico®) and fresh limes. Using quality and sturdy tortilla chips is essential. Please note that the serving size is meant for appetizer portions."
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shrimp, peeled and deveined
fresh lime juice
fresh orange juice
grated orange zest
halved, thinly sliced red onion
finely chopped red bell pepper
finely chopped yellow bell pepper
diced seeded tomato
serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced
coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
kosher salt to taste
I tried this ceviche because there was an addition of red and yellow peppers which I had on hand. I really liked the addition of the peppers- it gives an extra crunch and color. This is first time that I've seen a ceviche recipe where it calls for poaching the scallops first, so I decided to give it a try. This method particularly is good if you want this dish right away, but I am fine either way (marinating the fish in lime juice for a while, so the flavor can be enhanced by the lime & orange juice). I ended up using pre-cooked fresh, not frozen tiny shrimp which worked well and aided in the quickness of the recipe. Overall, great appetizer to share with friends or inhale on my own with a side of tortilla chips!
Very good... Best ceviche recipe I've found (and I've tried like 10) only thing I added was hot sauce.. we love spicy :-)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 37
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