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Shellfish Ceviche

(serves 10) Ingredients 1 lb raw shrimp, about 35 shrimp total 1 lb bay scallops 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell peppers 1/4 cup finely chopped Serrano peppers, steamed and seeded 3 tbsp chopped cilantro 2 tbsp minced ginger root 1 tsp salt Preparation Thoroughly wash shellfish before preparing. In a large pot, bring a good amount of water to a boil. Add shrimp and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook 1 to 2 minutes until shrimp are opaque. Add scallops and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until opaque. Remove shellfish from water and put on ice. Let stand until cooled. Strain shellfish and slice into small pieces....
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Crisp Cucumber Salsa

2 cups finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley 1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and chopped 4-1/2 tsp minced fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed 1/4 c reduced-fat sour cream 1-1/2 tsp lemon juice 1-1/2 tsp lime juice 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp seasoned salt Note: 1/4 cup is only 16 calories! In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, combine the sour cream, lemon juice, lime juice, cumin and seasoned salt. Pour over cucumber mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately with chips....
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Pea and Avocado Dip

Yields: 6-8 servings | Serving Size: 2-3 Tbsp |Calories: 80 | Total Fat: 3.9 g | Saturated Fat: 0.6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 4 mg | Carbohydrates: 9.3 g | Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g | Sugars: 2.9 g | Protein: 3.1 g |   Ingredients 1 -1/2 cups of green peas, fresh or frozen, cooked and cooled 1 avocado I clove of garlic 1 tablespoon lime juice hot sauce to taste Directions Place all the ingredients into a food processor and mix to the consistency you prefer.  ...
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Tuna Cakes

INGREDIENTS: 6.5 oz. foil-pouch tuna, oil-pack, drained, or salmon or fresh crab (half a 12 oz. can or 5 oz. can will work OK, if that’s all you have on hand) 2 beaten eggs ¼ tsp. Seafood Spice Blend (There are many great recipes to make this online!) 3 T. mayo ½ c. celery, finely chopped 1/3 c. green onion, chopped 2 oz. yellow onion, chopped ¼ c. red bell pepper (best as it is sweeter, but any color is fine) 1 Revolution Roll (Oopsie) (or other low-carb biscuit or bread you have on hand) Dash black pepper 2 T. olive oil (to saute veggies) 1 T. olive oil (to fry croquettes) DIRECTIONS:  Heat the 2T. olive oil in non-stick skillet and saute veggies...
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