Oriental Style Sea Scallops

By ADW|2017-09-18T11:47:34-04:00Updated: September 18th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Seafood|0 Comments


  • 2 tablespoons sesame or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli flowerets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • 3 cups thinly sliced napa cabbage or bok choy
  • 2 cups snow peas, ends trimmed
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake or button mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground star anise or 2 tsp five-spice powder – Amounts of vinegar and soy sauce may need to be adjusted to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful or 3 to 4 packets of Equal sweetener.
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice


  1. Heat oil in wok or large skillet.
  2. Cook and stir broccoli and onion 3 to 4 minutes. Add scallops, cabbage, snow peas, mushrooms, garlic, anise and coriander. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth, vinegar and soy sauce. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until scallops are cooked and vegetables are tender.
  4. Combine cold water and cornstarch. Stir cornstarch mixture into boiling mixture. Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in Equal®.
  5. Serve over rice.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories: 330
Protein: 20g
Carbohydrate: 49g
Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 26mg
Sodium: 276mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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