Scallop Oriental

Scallop Oriental Recipe

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Diane Taylor


I was looking for something different to make and found this recipe in the newspaper years ago. It was a big hit with my family and at the same time, I was able to sneak in some vegetables for my kids.


★★★★★ 1 vote

35 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    bay scallops
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry sherry
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/3 c
    peanut oil ( or vegetable oil)
  • 1/2 c
    cashews (optional) especially if allergic to nuts
  • 2 c
    sliced zucchini, unpeeled
  • 2 c
    fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 c
    sliced green pepper
  • 1 c
    sliced green onions
  • 1/3 tsp

How to Make Scallop Oriental


  1. Combine soy sauce, sherry, sugar, pepper and ginger in medium bowl.
  2. Add scallops and marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in wok or iron skillet over medium heat.
  4. Saute cashews; remove and drain. (optional)
  5. Saute zucchini, mushrooms, peppers, onions and salt (3 minutes)
  6. Remove vegetables with slotted spoon. Set them aside.
  7. Add scallops to pan; saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Add remaining vegetables again and heat 2 minutes before serving over rice. Use brown or wild rice.

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About Scallop Oriental

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cashews, #vegetables

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