With Bold Knife and Fork

by M.F.K. Fisher

Published by Counterpoint

339 pages, 2002


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A Seviche of Scallops

from With Bold Knife and Fork by M.F.K. Fisher

 

2 cups shapely morsels of fresh or frozen scallops

Fresh lime or lemon juice to cover

3 tablespoons minced parsley

1/2 cup minced green pepper

1/2 cup minced sweet pepper

or

1 small jar minced pimiento

1/2+ cup olive oil

Salt, freshly ground pepper

 

Cover scallops and marinate about 2 hours. Drain. Add rest of ingredients, mix well, and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve in bowl on crushed ice with drinks or as a first course. Very good in hot weather.