Scallops with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Air Fried Scallops with Red Pepper Sauce


  • 4 (125 g) red bell peppers, roasted and deseeded

  • 2/3 cup (165 g) sour cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon (0.5 g) cumin, ground

  • 1/4 teaspoon (0.5 g) cayenne pepper

  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon (3.5 g) fresh parsley, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons (30 g) butter

  • 1 ½ lb. (675 g) sea scallops

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Servings: 6 People
  • Category: Fish
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  • Nutrition Facts

  • Energy:215 calories
  • Fat:10.3 g
  • Carbohydrates:9.9 g
  • Protein:20.7 g
  • Sodium:323 mg


  • 1. Combine the roasted bell peppers, garlic, sour cream, cumin, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and parsley in a food processor. Process until it forms a smooth paste. Transfer into a small bowl.
  • 2. In a medium bowl, add the scallops and drizzle with butter. Sprinkle with some paprika and season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss to coat well.
  • 3. Transfer into a baking dish that can fit into the Air Fryer basket.
  • 4. Set your Air Fryer to 400 F (200 C) and cook the scallops for 12-15 minutes turning halfway through cooking time.
  • 5. Serve with prepared red pepper sauce and enjoy.

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