+

Sautéed Scallops with Garlic Snow Peas

Sign up to save this recipe to your profile Sign Up Now ›
2 servings Easy
Total: Active:
2 Ratings 

Ingredients (9)

  • 1 lb. Scallops (smaller bay scallops are ok too)
  • ½ lb. snow peas
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 3 tbs. nam pla (Thai fish sauce) Substitute soy sauce if you cannot find it.
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tbs. fresh ginger, chopped
  • 4 tbs. butter
  • 1 tbs. lime juice
  • freshly ground pepper
Try Amazon Fresh

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Sautéed Scallops with Garlic Snow Peas

This is a favorite dish in my foodie family.

Instructions

  1. 1Start some rice cooking, so it will be done when the scallops are done. If you’re using large (sea) scallops, slice them into strips about ¼ inch thick. If you’re using small (bay) scallops, don’t bother slicing them. Rinse and drain the snow peas and remove the strings. Cut the pods into 1-inch lengths. Heat a small saucepan or skillet, then put in a little butter. Add the ginger and sauté for 30 seconds, then add the garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  2. 2Add the wine and fish sauce, and reduce the mixture by half, stirring often. Keep this hot during the next few steps, but stir it so that it doesn’t burn.
  3. 3Heat a skillet large enough to hold the scallops in one layer, and melt the rest of the butter. Over moderately high heat, add the scallops and pepper to taste. Add the snow peas and stir-fry until the peas have change color and the scallops have turned opaque, about 2 minutes. Don’t overcook the scallops, just cook them until they’ve lost their translucent look. Add the sauce and lime juice to the skillet and stir everything for a few seconds, until well-mixed.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

21 Ways to Use Fresh Herbs Before They Disintegrate In Your Crisper Drawer
Recipe Round-Ups

21 Ways to Use Fresh Herbs Before They Disintegrate In Your Crisper Drawer

by Jen Wheeler | Need to know how to use fresh herbs before they go bad? We've got some ideas, including easy ways...

Did You Know Oktoberfest Started as a Wedding Celebration?
Explainers

Did You Know Oktoberfest Started as a Wedding Celebration?

by Toniann Pasqueralle | This year, from September 21 to October 6, the world is celebrating Oktoberfest. To most (myself included...

The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide
Recipe Round-Ups

The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide

by Chowhound Editors | Summer produce—heirloom tomatoes, peaches, corn—is still available in many places, but we can feel...