Shrimp and Scallop Stir-Fry


This is a simple and light-tasting scallop and shrimp stir-fry. When served with rice, it makes a delicious meal.

close up view of Shrimp and Scallop Stir-Fry in a white and red baking dish garnished with a lemon wheel
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 1 small onion, sliced

  • ½ pound medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½ pound raw scallops

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, mushrooms, and onion; stir-fry until tender yet still firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

  2. Melt remaining butter in the same skillet. Stir-fry shrimp and scallops until almost opaque, about 2 minutes. Stir in parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper; cook for 1 minute more. Return cooked vegetables to the skillet; stir in lemon juice. Cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Cut any large scallops in half.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

213 Calories
7g Fat
12g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 213
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 601mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 711mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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