Malaysian Scallops and Shrimp Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sea scallops1 Pound (Medium Sized)
 Large shrimp1 Pound, shelled, deveined & tails left intact
 Soy sauce2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Lime peel4 Teaspoon, finely slivered
 Lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
 Dijon style mustard2 Tablespoon
 Peanut oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Green onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 369 Calories from Fat 204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.3%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 139.9 mg

Sodium 1933.4 mg80.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 30 g60.5%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 25.3%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take a large bowl to place scallops and shrimp in it.
2) Take another bowl and stir together lime peel and juice, soy sauce, mustard, garlic, black pepper, green onion and oil in it.
3) Pour the prepared mixture over scallops and shrimp.
4) Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
5) Prepare the grill and ensure that the coals are hot.
6) Thread 6 skewers of large size, alternating scallops and shrimp.
7) Brush threaded scallops and shrimp with marinade.
8) Brush grill rack with vegetable oil and grill skewers, uncovered, over high heat for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turns pink and scallops are springy to touch.

9) Place the cooked scallops and shrimp on individual platters and serve immediately!