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Seafood Martini

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Ingredients
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dijon mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For fish preparation
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ice water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Or Small Bowl)
  Squid 8 Small
  Swordfish 3 Ounce
  Squid tubes 4 Ounce, cut into 1/2 inch rings (8 Small)
  Shrimp 3 Ounce
  Swordfish/Halibut 3 Ounce, cut into 1 inch cubes
  Rock shrimp/Prawns 3 Ounce
  Scallops 6 Large, cut in half
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper red 1 Tablespoon, diced
  Diced pepper red 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow pepper 1 Tablespoon, diced
  Diced yellow pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Pimento 4 Large, stuffed
  Toothpicks 4
  Pimento stuffed olives 4 Large
  Greens 1 Bunch (100 gm), garnish
  Curly greens 1 Bunch (100 gm) (For Garnish)
  Tonic water 500 Milliliter (Or 1 Small Bottle)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small bowl, whisk lime juice, sugar, garlic and mustard till well blended.
2) Drizzle olive oil in between to complete the dressing.
3) Add salt and pepper to taste.
4) In a small saucepan, simmer water and add sugar.
5) Keep a bowl of ice water ready.
6) Lightly cook all seafood separately. Approximately squid takes only 3 to 5 seconds; the swordfish, shrimp and scallops takes 15 to 20 seconds.
7) Once the seafood is cooked, drain from hot water and place immediately in ice water.
8) Drain and in a large bowl put all the seafood together.
9) Toss seafood with the dressing to coat properly.
10) Add chopped parsley and peppers.

FINALIZING
11) Divide the salad evenly into four martini glasses.
12) Garnish each glass with a pimento olive speared with a toothpick.
13) Put on a salad plate and cover glass stem with curly greens.

SERVING
14) Before serving, top each martini with a splash of tonic approximately 2 tablespoons per glass.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Freezed
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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