Scallop ceviche

Scallop ceviche

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Fresh scallops marinated in lime juice. Originating from South America ceviche is an easy recipe to make at home. Serve as an appetiser or smart supper for two.



  • scallops 6
  • extra-virgin olive oil  2
  • tomato 1, diced
  • avocado ½, diced
  • micro herbs 1 handful (optional)
  • coriander leaves finely chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • Tabasco (optional)


  • shallot 1, finely chopped
  • limes 2, juiced
  • palm sugar or light soft brown sugar 1 tsp
  • sea salt ½ tsp
  • olive oil 1 tsp


  • Step 1

    Mix the marinade ingredients together in a small bowl. Use a sharp knife to slice the scallops finely and add them to the marinade. Cover and leave for 15 minutes to cure. Arrange the scallop slices on two plates. Stir the extra-virgin olive oil into the marinade. Top the scallops with a scatter of tomato, avocado, micro herbs and coriander. Drizzle with a little more marinade. Serve. Add a few drops of tabasco if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 229
  • Fat 19.7g
  • Carbs 5.3g
  • Fibre 2.2g
  • Protein 6.6g
  • Salt 1.7g