BC Spot Prawn Ceviche
BC Spot Prawn Ceviche
Enjoy this quick and easy seafood recipe from Chuck's Eat The Streets.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Tossing
  • Preparation Time 40 minutes
  • Yield 4 - 6 servings
Ingredients
  • Ceviche:
  • 454 grams (2 to 3 dozen) ultra-fresh BC Spot Prawns, peeled and diced (see Cook's Note)
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped Chives or Scallions
  • 1 tablespoon fine Sea Salt, plus more if needed
  • 1 tablespoon roughly ground fresh Black Pepper, plus more if needed
  • Juice of 3 Limes or 2 Lemons, plus more if needed
  • 1 tablespoon dried Red Pepper flakes
  • 1 small Yellow Bell Pepper, halved, seeded, white fibers removed and diced
  • ½ English Cucumber, diced
  • ½ small shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Milk, optional
  • Avocado:
  • 1 Hass Avocado, halved, pitted and peeled
  • Fine Sea Salt
  • Roughly ground fresh Black Pepper
  • 1 Lime or Lemon, halved
Method
  1. Serving suggestions: crispy wontons, corn chips, crackers or wafers (make sure they are simply flavored so the flavor of the BC Spot Prawns comes through)
  2. For the ceviche: Add the prawns, Olive oil, chives, salt, pepper, lime juice, jalapenos, bell peppers, cucumbers, shallots and coconut milk if using to a large bowl and toss to combine. Let marinate until the prawns are pale and firm to the touch, 5 to 10 minutes. Season to taste with more sea salt, pepper and lime juice if needed
  3. For the avocado: Place the avocado halves in a small bowl and lightly smash. Sprinkle with sea salt, black pepper and a squeeze of lime or lemon juice
  4. Turn the ceviche out onto a large platter or place in a large bowl next to the avocado. Serve family-style, with wontons, chips, crackers or wafers
  1. Cook's Note:
  2. The BC Spot Prawn season starts in May and runs through June; frozen BC Spot Prawns are available year-round. Halibut, scallops or albacore tuna can all be used in place of BC Spot Prawns
  1. Warnings & Disclaimers:
  2. This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results

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