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 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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