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Marinated Seafood Salad With Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Thin asparagus spears 1⁄2 Pound
  Salmon fillet 1⁄4 Pound (skinless)
  Bass fillets 1⁄4 Pound (skinless)
  Bay scallops 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed of small muscle attached to side (Small)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , cored, seeded and diced fine for about 1/2 cup
  Anaheim pepper 1⁄2 , cored, seeded and diced fine for about 1/2 cup
  Jalapeno pepper 1 , cored, seeded and diced fine
  Scallions 2 , trimmed and sliced into thin rounds
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh cilantro 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Tabasco 3 Drop (few drops)
  Fresh black pepper To Taste (few grinds)
  Kosher salt 1 Pinch (optional)
  Boston lettuce head/Bibb lettuce 1 , washed and drained
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by trimming the asparagus spears, take a sharp knife and use it to trim away any dark parts of the salmon and bass, also take the fish and cut it into thin slices

MAKING
2. In a skillet, lay them in a single layer, then add water to cover and boil it, reduce the heat and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, till it's crispy and tender.
5. Take out the asparagus from the pan and place them in a shallow dish lined with a kitchen towel, cover the dish and chill it in the refrigerator
6. Make sure that the fish is very fresh and completely boneless.
7. In a nonreactive bowl, place the fish and scallops, and add the diced peppers, scallions, lime juice, olive oil, and cilantro, season it to taste with Tabasco and pepper, finally cover the bowl tightly and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours, flipping bowl every now and then, finally season the marinated fish with a little salt
8. Now the fish is prepared and should looked like it's cooked, having a frim texture compared to when the fish was raw, now season the chilled asparagus spears with a little salt and pepper
9. On each serving plate, place a few lettuce leaves and some asparagus spears
10. Lay the lettuce leaves and spoon the seafood salad onto it , and finally serve the dish

SERVING
11. Serve with a sauce of your choice or rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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