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Chinese Style Scallops in Pepper Sauce Recipe | Microwave

Chinese Style Scallops in Pepper Sauce Recipe | Microwave

Give your guests a treat with this special dish.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Seafood
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4
Calories 261.3 kcal


  • 1 lb scallops, shelled and cleaned
  • ½ clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsps rice wine
  • 3 tbsps light soy sauce
  • Pinch sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 1/3 cup light stock
  • 4 tbsps sweet chili sauce
  • 1 small piece fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced or shredded


  • If the scallops are large, cut in half, horizontally. Place in a casserole dish with the garlic, wine, soy sauce, sugar, and salt and pepper.
  • Cover the dish and cook for 10 minutes on MEDIUM.
  • Remove the scallops and keep warm.
  • Add the cornstarch and stock to the hot liquid and stir well. Add the chili sauce and ginger root and cook 2-3 minutes, or until thickened.
  • Add the green pepper and onions to the sauce and return the scallops to the dish. Cook 1-2 minutes on HIGH, until the scallops are cooked and the vegetables are still crisp. Serve with rice. #TIME: Preparation takes 20 minutes, microwave cooking takes 13-15 minutes.#
Keyword Microwave Recipe

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