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Seafood Avocado Salad

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2 quarts water
3/4 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
3/4 pound bay scallops
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 pound coarsely chopped cooked lobster meat
1 finely chopped peeled ripe avocado
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon Thai roasted chile paste
6 cups trimmed arugula, divided


Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat to medium, and simmer. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon. Add scallops to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done. Drain; cool 10 minutes. Combine shrimp, scallops, celery, and next 5 ingredients (through avocado) in a large bowl; toss well.

Combine cilantro and the next 6 ingredients (through chile paste) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add cilantro mixture to shrimp mixture, tossing to coat.

Place 1 cup trimmed arugula on each of 6 plates; top each with about 1 cup seafood and avocado mixture.

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