Today we will be making my 🎅 Christmas Eve all-time favorite Italian Seafood 🥗 Salad with 🐚 Scungilli, 🍤 Shrimp, 🦪 Seas Scallops, 🦑 Calamari, and Mussels.
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CHRISTMAS EVE ITALIAN SEAFOOD SALAD RECIPE
Servings: 10-12 | Prep Time 40 | Chill Time - 60 mins
ITALIAN SEAFOOD SALAD INGREDIENTS
1 - 29 oz. Can Scungilli
1 lb. 21/25 Shrimp
½ lb. Sea Scallops (about 8 scallops)
½ lb. Calamari
2 Dozen Mussels
6 Stalks Celery
⅓ Red Onion
¼ Spanish Onion
1 Large Roasted Pepper
4 Plum Tomatoes (2 diced for salad and 2 sliced for garnish)
4-5 Lemons (3-4 for dressing | 1-2 for garnish)
1 ½ to 2 cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ Cup Kalamata Olives (pitted cut in half)
¼ Cup Fresh Basil
½ Cup Fresh Parsley
6-8 cloves garlic
Salt and Pepper to taste.
Prep and Cooking Instructions
Start by rinsing the Mussels underwater pull out beards, discard any open or cracked mussels, and set them aside.
Prepare Shrimp (clean and set aside)
Peel, smash and add Garlic and EVOO to the pan... brown and remove for later.
After removing Garlic season Scallops with Salt and Pepper and pan fry until lightly brown on both sides. (around 2 mins each side). Do not overcook.
Remove Scallops from pan and set aside to cool, add Mussels, and then add a ½ cup of water, cover and cook for 1-2 mins. Once all of the Mussels have opened, remove them from the pan and set them aside to cool.
Chop all vegetables and add to mixing bowl. (save celery ends)