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Smoked Seafood Ceviche

Smoked Seafood Ceviche

By Traeger Kitchen

Add a deep and rich flavor by giving seafood a smoke before marinating it in bright and zesty citrus juices. Season with savory spices and lime, then serve it up as an appetizer or the main attraction.

Prep Time

20 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
1 Pound sea scallops
1 Pound (21/24 count) shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 Tablespoon Canola oil
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 orange
1 Teaspoon garlic powder
1 Teaspoon onion powder
2 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
1 diced avocado
1/2 red onion, finely diced
1 Tablespoon cilantro, chopped
1 Pinch crushed red pepper flakes


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 180°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp, scallops, and canola oil and toss to coat. If using smaller scallops, thread onto skewers leaving space between the scallops.

  • 3

    Place the shrimp and scallops directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and smoke for 45 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 4

    In a large bowl, add the lime juice and zest, lemon juice, orange juice, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, avocado, onion cilantro, and red pepper flakes. Gently toss to combine, and store covered in the refrigerator until ready to use.

  • 5

    After smoking the shrimp and scallops, increase the grill temperature to 325°F and cook for an additional 5 minutes to ensure they are fully cooked, firm, and opaque.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C


  • 6

    Remove the shrimp and scallops from the grill. Let cool completely before cutting in half width-wise. Add the shrimp and scallops to the ingredients in the bowl. Toss to combine. Refrigerate the ceviche for at least 2-3 hours to let the flavors combine. Serve with corn chips. Enjoy!

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