Southwest Sautéed Scallops

Southwest Sautéed Scallops

Bring Southwestern flavor to your family’s dinner table! Enjoy this delicious scallops recipe that is ready in 35 minutes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
cups water
1
dried Anaheim chile or 1 tablespoon canned chopped green chilies
2
tablespoons margarine, butter or spread
1/4
cup sliced green onions (3 medium)
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
pounds sea scallops
2
cups cubed fresh pineapple
1
cup Chinese pea pod halves (3 ounces)
3
cups hot cooked fettuccine
  1. Heat water to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Add chili. Boil 5 minutes; drain. Remove stem and seeds; finely chop chili.
  2. Melt margarine in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onions, lime juice and chili in margarine, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender. Carefully stir in scallops. Cook over medium heat about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until scallops are white.
  3. Stir in pineapple and pea pods; cook until hot. Remove scallop mixture with slotted spoon; keep warm.
  4. Heat liquid in skillet to boiling. Boil until slightly thickened and reduced to about half. Spoon scallop mixture onto fettuccine. Pour liquid over scallop mixture.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 345
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 39g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.