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Scallop Scampi and Peppers

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Scallop Scampi and Peppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 1 ounce pasta, 4-5 scallops, 1/2 cup fruit
Calories 473kcal


  • 8 ounce linguine pasta, dry
  • 1 pound scallops (bay and sea), steamed
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1/2 cup sweet red chili sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 2 cup, chunks pineapple
  • 1 medium pomegranate


  • Remove seeds (arils) from pomegranate, set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, cover, and set aside until scallops are finished cooking.
  • You will need about 16-20 scallops total. If needed, remove any white muscle from the side of scallops.
  • Heat wok, swirl in 1 tablespoon of oil, and then carefully add the scallops. Cook for 1 minute, then add minced garlic and stir fry for approximately one minute longer. Scallops will be opaque and not quite cooked through; remove them and place on a plate.
  • Swirl in remaining oil and add sliced peppers; cook for 1 minute, then toss scallops back into wok, add sweet red chili sauce, and stir fry until scallops are completely cooked. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve scallops and peppers over linguini with pineapple chunks and pomegranate arils on the side.


Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 607mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 22g