Marinated Seafood Salad with Asparagus

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Jan. 03, 2012


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



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


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


11. Serve with a sauce of your choice or rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317Calories from Fat 105

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 563 mg23.46%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 39 g78%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet