Scallops Adobo

Scallops adobo is a simple scallops dish that you can cook for any occasions. the only problem on cooking this dish is the availability or fresh scallops. Scallops are expensive and not available in ordinary wet markets specially in Metro Manila and some parts of Luzon.



5 cloves garlic
1 big onion, sliced
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 pc green bell pepper
1 pc red bell pepper
3 pcs long green chili (finger chilies), sliced and deseeded
1 kilo scallops, white part only (the muscle), discard innards
1/4 cup vinegar
salt and pepper to taste


How to cook Scallops Adobo:

  • In a very high heat, saute the garlic, onion, tomato sauce, red and green bell peppers and finger chilies for 2 t o 3 minutes.
  • Add the scallops and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper then cook for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Scallops Adobo