Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

A healthy all-in-one recipe using bay scallops, rice and vegetables. From "Looneyspoons".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine onions, celery, green pepper, garlic, and 1/4 cup of the chicken broth.
  2. Saute vegetables over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, until softened.
  3. Add remaining chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato paste and seasonings.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add rice.
  6. Reduce heat to low.
  7. Cover.
  8. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until rice is almost tender.
  9. Add parsley and scallops.
  10. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes, until scallops are tender and opaque.
  11. Stir well and serve.


Most Helpful

I didn't have any tomato paste and I was a little too generous with the red pepper flakes but still tasted great and I'll make it again.

Gabe Geber September 29, 2003

I won't leave stars because I changed the recipe to fit my family's needs. I didn't use tomato paste, used home canned tomatoes and chicken stock. I also substituted brown rice for white, cooking it a little longer to compensate, then added the scallops. Wasn't sure hubby would like it, but was pleasantly surprised! He was very complimentary and would eat it again! I thought it was great, a wonderful recipe to start from. I am grateful you posted this recipe and plan to put it in my permanent paper file. Keep up the good work!

BeverleeJo February 23, 2015

This was great; so flavorful and hardly any fat. I omitted the celery and green peppers but it was fantastic. Easy to make, made a ton of food. I could see this being really tasty with chicken as well (my husband's not a huge scallop fan but he enjoyed it). Has a real southwest-y flavor, with all the chili powder and cumin. Will definitely make again!

Dr. Carrie January 19, 2008

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