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Holy Basil Shrimp & Scallop

M. Charlotte Oliver
Quick and Flavorful Seafood Dish
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 270 kcal


  • Large skillet


  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp Mexican Blue Shrimp or of your choice Mexican Blue Shrimp or of your choice
  • 1 lb uncooked medium scallops
  • 1 tbs olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 medium onion chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1-2 tsp Holy Basil chili sauce recipe in the method section for this recipe
  • 4 green onion as garnish cut in 1/4 inch pieces


  • Saute onion and bell pepper pieces in oil on medium heat until soften, but not mushy. You may add just a small amount of salt to allow these to sweat.
  • Add peeled and cleaned shrimp, scallop, and Holy Basil Chili Sauce. Stir together, cover and let sweat, stirring about two times until shrimp is pink and scallop is cooked through; about 7-10 minutes. The steam formed will create a sauce within the pot. Do not over cook, or shrimp will become tough.
  • Serve warm over cooked Basmati or Jasmine rice.
    This is a simple,delicious,and satisfying meal


This recipe serves four people. For every 4 ounce serving, there's approximately 270 calories per serving. This is calculated without the jasmine rice. 
Keyword holybasil, jasmine rice, scallop, shrimp, tulsi