Recipes and Cooking Spicy Scallop-Pineapple Stir-Fry Be the first to rate & review! Sambal oelek is a spicy red chili sauce popular in Southeast Asia. There are many brands on the market--some contain vinegar, garlic, and lime, in addition to a mixture of chiles. Look for one without sugar added. Not a heat seeker? Add just a little at a time to taste. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 13, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Adam Albright Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 6 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound fresh or frozen sea scallops 3 tablespoon sambal oelek 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cup sliced fresh pineapple, quartered and patted dry 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 cup hot cooked quinoa Lemon wedges Directions Thaw scallops, if frozen. Rinse scallops; pat dry. For sauce, in a small bowl combine sambal oelek, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper. In a 12-inch skillet or a wok heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil over medium-high. Add half of the scallops. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until browned and opaque, turning once. Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining scallops. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. oil to skillet; heat over medium-high. Add pineapple. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until starting to soften and brown. Add bell pepper; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes more or until crisp-tender. Return scallops to skillet. Stir in sauce; heat through. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over quinoa with lemon wedges. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 327 Calories 10g Fat 38g Carbs 24g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 327 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 35mg 12% Sodium 789mg 34% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 12g Protein 24g Vitamin C 98.3mg 492% Calcium 69mg 5% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 368mg 8% Folate, total 68.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.