Sea Scallop Tiradito

8 people
Prep Time:
00h 00
Cook Time:
00h 10

Tiradito is a Peruvian ceviche-style dish. Grab the freshest sea scallops you can find and get ready to make magic happen. 

Credit: This inspiring recipe is brought to you by Nobu Matsuhisa. You can view this recipe on the Food & Wine website. 

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Ingredients and Method


  • 12 large scallops
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • chili paste
  • 24 small cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • kosher salt


  1. Cut each scallop in half horizontally. Set a large skillet over high heat for 3 minutes. Add the vegetable oil and heat until smoking. Add the scallop slices to the skillet and sear for 1 minute. Arrange 3 scallop slices, seared side up, on each plate, overlapping them slightly. Garnish each slice with a dot of chili paste and a cilantro leaf. Sprinkle with the lemon juice and sea salt and serve immediately.
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