Scallop and Pepper Stir-Fry

For a stir-fry, make sure that you have all of the ingredients prepared before you start cooking since the cooking time is so short.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 lb. bay scallops
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups cold cooked white rice
  • 3 Tbsp. apple juice
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice


  • In a medium bowl, combine scallops with cornstarch, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. In a large skillet or wok, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add scallop mixture and bell peppers; stir-fry until scallops are just cooked, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add rice, then sprinkle with apple juice and lemon juice. Stir-fry until rice is heated through, about 2 to 4 minutes. Serve immediately.