I made this ceviche one day on vacation before heading out to the beach. It needs 3-5 hours to marinate, so it was ready for my afternoon snack when I got off the beach. Perfect!
Bay Scallop Ceviche
- 1/2 pound bay scallops (or sea scallops if you have those)
- 1/2 red pepper, diced small
- 1/2 red onion, diced small
- 2-3 limes
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
- 1 avocado, diced
- Tortilla Chips
Combine scallops, red pepper, and red onion in a bowl. Add the juice of both limes, and give it all a good stir. Season with salt and pepper. Let marinate in fridge for 3-5 hours. (Marinating it any longer can cause the scallops to “over-marinate” and break down the protein too much and cause it to get rubbery). Add cilantro and avocado and taste to see if any more salt and pepper is needed. Serve with tortilla chips.